Go Back

Meatloaf Muffins with BBQ Sauce

Course Main Course
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Melissa Kelbe


  • vegetable oil for pan
  • lbs ground sirloin
  • 1 small yellow onion cut in quarters
  • pickles chopped
  • splash milk
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbs grill seasoning e.g., McCormick Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 1 cup smokey BBQ sauce divided
  • ½ cup tomato salsa
  • 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F. Brush a 12 muffin tin with vegetable oil

  2. Put ground beef into a big bowl

  3. Put onions into a food processor

  4. Add the pickles to the food processor

  5. Pulse the food processor to finely chop the onion and pickles. Add to the meat bowl

  6. Whisk the milk into the beaten egg and add to the meat. Add bread crumbs and grill seasoning

  7. In a small bowl, mix together the BBQ sauce, salsa and Worcestershire sauce

  8. Pour half the sauce mix into the bowl with the meatloaf mix. Mix the meatloaf together with your hands

  9. Use a large ice cream scoop to put the meat into the muffin tin

  10. Top each "muffin" with a spoonful of reserved sauce. Bake about 20 minutes. Cut open a muffin to test if it's cooked through

Recipe Notes

Made with Big Al's BBQ sauce and it worked well May 2012