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Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potatoes

Meatloaf cupcake recipe made with a fantastic blend of ground beef, sausage & savory seasonings, made into mini meatloaves, topped with mashed potatoes!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer, beef, dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 12
Calories: 254kcal



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ pound sausage
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ¼ cup onion diced
  • 1 carrot medium - grated
  • ¼ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup french fried onions

Mashed Potatoes

  • 2-3 medium potatoes peeled
  • 2 TBSP Butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup sour cream


  • Parsley fresh chopped
  • Ketchup
  • Onion diced



  • Preheat the oven to 350° and use nonstick spray inside the bottoms and sides of each cup in your muffin tin.
  • In a large bowl combine all the ingredients for the meatloaf and mix well.
  • With a large spoon fill each cup of your muffin tin ¾ full of the meatloaf mixture.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Mashed Potatoes:

  • Place your peeled potatoes in a large pot covered with water and bring to a boil on high heat.
  • Cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Drain the water off the cooked potatoes.
  • In a large mixing bowl use a hand mixer and add the remaining ingredients.
  • Mix the ingredients together until fluffy.

Assemble Meatloaf Cupcakes:

  • Remove each meatloaf cupcake from the muffin tin gently by running a fork around the edges of each meatloaf cupcake to loosen. Then place the “cupcakes” on a plate.
  • Put a small amount of ketchup or BBQ sauce on top of each meatloaf cupcake.
  • Using a piping bag with a large star tip or you can use a ziplock bag and snip a small corner off.  Pipe Potato “icing” on top of each ketchup covered cupcake.
  • Sprinkle with french fried onions, parley, paprika, or shredded cheese. Serve hot.


Will keep refrigerated in an airtight container or sealed with cling wrap for up to 7 days.Will also freeze well for up to 3 months.  To thaw, place in the refrigerator overnight.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 369mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1046IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg