Jalapeno Meatloaf & Mashed Potato Poppers
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 30
  • 1 lb uncooked ground beef
  • 2-3 large jalapenos, finely diced (plus extra for garnish if desired)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup French’s Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 6oz box cornbread flavored stuffing mix
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 egg
  • + extra ketchup for topping
  • 1 package store bought mashed potato mix - prepared according to instructions
  • 1 handful of your favorite cheese (to add to potatoes - optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. Spray mini muffin tin thoroughly with non-stick cooking spray
  3. Wash and seed jalapenos and finely dice
  4. In a large bowl, combine uncooked beef, stuffing mix, egg, garlic, jalapenos, Worcestershire sauce, French’s Tomato Ketchup water and egg
  5. Using your hands, mashed all of the ingredients together until thoroughly combined
  6. Roll a small amount of meatloaf mixture into a ball in the palm of your hands and place in muffin tin
  7. Using your thumb, make an indent into the meatloaf to make a nest
  8. Add a small amount of ketchup into the nest before baking (optional)
  9. Bake for 20-22 minutes
  10. While the meatloaf is baking, go ahead and prepare mashed potatoes according to package instructions (add in a little cheese if desired) - making them thicker than usual is recommended
  11. Remove meatloaf cups from oven and transfer to a plate
  12. Add a small amount of ketchup to the top of each one, followed by a spoonful of mashed potatoes
  13. Place a toothpick in each one and serve immediately
Recipe by Southern Made Simple at https://www.southernmadesimple.com/jalapeno-meatloaf-mashed-potato-poppers/