Meatloaf Cupcake Bites

Traeger Kitchen


Meatloaf Cupcake Bites

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

These mini mancakes are loaded with hearty toppings. They're boldly Traegered to a moist, smoky perfection, then piled high with mashed potatoes, chives, and a douse of bacon.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 Cup onion, diced

  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Cup bread crumbs

  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • Teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 Whole eggs

  • Cooking Spray

  • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef, 80% lean

  • 3 Tablespoon chives, chopped

  • 1 Cup Traeger Chili BBQ Sauce

  • 4 Cup Potatoes, mashed

  • 12 Slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 350 F and preheat, lid closed (10-15 minutes)
  • 2

    Combine all ingredients, except for the BBQ sauce, in a large bowl. Fold gently; use your hands.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Teaspoon olive oil

    • 1 Cup onion, diced

    • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano

    • 2 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Cup bread crumbs

    • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon salt

    • Teaspoon black pepper

    • 2 Whole eggs

    • As Needed Cooking Spray

    • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef, 80% lean

    • 3 Tablespoon chives, chopped

  • 3

    Spray a 12-cup muffin or mini loaf pan with cooking spray. Spoon the meat mixture into the cups.
  • 4

    Top each meatloaf mancake with 2 tsp. of BBQ sauce. Bake for 25 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup Traeger Chili BBQ Sauce

  • 5

    Prepare the mashed potatoes while the meatloaf bakes.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Cup Potatoes, mashed

  • 6

    Once the meat has finished cooking, pipe the mashed potatoes on top of each mini meatloaf using a pastry bag with a large star tip.
  • 7

    Shower with chives and bacon. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • 12 Slices cooked bacon, crumbled

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