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  • 1 pounds - Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/2 cups - Onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cups - Fine, dry, whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 - Large Egg
  • 6 tablespoons - Ketchup, preferably no-salt-added
  • 2 teaspoons - Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoons - Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 cups - Shredded Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoons - Ground Chipotle Pepper, (optional)
  • Directions:

    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat four 8- to 12- ounce small baking dishes, such as mini loaf pans with cooking spray and place on a rimmed baking sheet. (Alternatively, make freeform meatloaves and bake directly on the baking sheet.
    2. Combine beef, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, 2 tablespoons ketchup, chili powder (if using), cumin, salt and pepper in a bowl; mix well. Divide the mixture into 4 even portions and place int he prepared baking dishes. Make a 1 1/2-inch-deep indention with your finger down the length of each meatloaf. Stuff each with 2 tablespoons cheese and pinch the edges closed to seal.
    3. Combine the remaining 4 tablespoons ketchup and chipotle (if using) in a bowl; spread over each loaf.
    4. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven. Bake until an instant-read thermometer insterted in the center of a loaf registers 165 degrees, 20 to 30 minutes.

    Brief Description

    Individual meatloaves provide the perfect portion size~

    Main Ingredient:

    Ground Beef

    Category:  Beef

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 45 min

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    Posted On:

    June 15, 2016

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