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Mini beef and vegetable meatloaves

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These mini meatloaf muffins are perfect for a quick bite on the go or for the kids' lunch boxes. They’re also a great idea for fuss-free entertaining.

  • Makes12
  • Cook time40 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Mini beef and vegetable meatloaves


  • 500g Coles Australian No Added Hormones Beef Mince
  • 1 carrot, peeled, coarsely grated
  • 1 brown onion, coarsely grated
  • 1 cup (75g) panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 Coles Australian Free Range Egg, lightly whisked
  • 2 tsp finely chopped thyme
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) barbecue sauce
  • 350g tub Coles Kitchen Crème Royale Potato Mash
  • 20g butter, melted
  • Steamed peas, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Lightly grease 12 holes of a 1/3-cup (80ml) muffin pan and line with baking paper. Place the mince, carrot, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, thyme, paprika and 2 tbs barbecue sauce in a large bowl. Season. Use your hands to mix until well combined.
  2. Step 2

    Spoon the mince mixture into the prepared pans and use the back of the spoon to smooth the surface. Bake for 30 mins or until just cooked through. Transfer the meatloaves to the lined tray and brush the tops and sides with the remaining barbecue sauce. Bake for a further 10 mins or until golden brown and cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, heat the potato mash following packet directions. Transfer to a serving bowl and stir in the butter.
  4. Step 4

    Divide meatloaves among serving plates. Spoon a little potato mixture on the top of each meatloaf. Top with peas. Season with pepper and serve with the remaining potato mixture

    Serve with thyme leaves and tomato chutney