Remember that time you went to your friend’s house to watch the game and he whipped out a pan of meatloaf just before kickoff? Yeah, me either. Meatloaf would make for a pretty strange football party snack…but meatloaf cupcakes; now that’s an entirely different story altogether! If you’re looking for a fun, original and finger-licking good gameday snack – check these out. You’ll be glad you did!
Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
- Muffin Tin
- Muffin Liners
- 1 lb. lean ground beef
- 1 egg
- 1 cup cauliflower par cooked and finely chopped
- 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- ¼ cup green bell pepper finely diced
- ¼ cup white onion finely diced
- ¼ cup shredded carrot
- 2 cloves garlic
- ½ tsp. paprika
- ½ tsp. dried parsley
- ½ tsp. pepper
- 12 small cubes of mozzarella cheese
- ¾ cup reduced-sugar/sugar-free ketchup
Preheat oven to 450. Line a 12-muffin tin with muffin liners
Cook 1 cup cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl with a small amount of water. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes. Drain off water and chop fine, using a food processor. Set aside.
Add onion, pepper, carrot and garlic in food processor until finely diced.
Mix ground beef, egg, cauliflower, Worcestershire and seasonings along with vegetables in a large bowl.
Portion less than ¼ cup of mixture and add a mozzarella piece to the center and roll into a ball and place in a muffin liner. Repeat to fill the pan. Top each with 1 tbsp. ketchup.
Bake for 20 minutes, let rest for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
Profile Exchange: 3 oz. lean protein + 1/3 cup veggies + 1 fat
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