Mini Meatloaves

Mini Meatloaves
  • 1 can (8 oz) Tomato Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 pound ground chuck beef (80% lean)
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • ¾ cup Italian-style bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray muffin pan with cooking spray and set aside. Combine tomato sauce, brown sugar and mustard in small bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add ¼ cup reserved sauce mixture (from above) to meat mixture and mix in. Divide meat mixture evenly and place into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake 25 minutes or until no longer pink in centers (165°F). Top each mini loaf with 1 tablespoons sauce; bake 5 minutes more or until sauce is set. Serve with remaining sauce.


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At this time of year, families across the United States are faced with one pressing question: what do we do with all this leftover turkey?

That is where Jennie-O steps in. Jennie-O has some wholesome and delicious post-Thanksgiving recipes, which families won’t even recognize as leftovers. I love Jennie-O turkey myself. It tastes great and if you buy it from the deli sliced, it is $1 cheaper per half pound! I’m saving $2 a pound from the next sliced turkey! I like to save money where I can, and needless to say, Jennie-O makes my day when I’m in the store!

While lean, tender turkey is an excellent addition to mom’s meal cycle year-round, it’s especially true during the holidays, when something must be done about the leftovers taking up that precious real estate in the fridge.

Are you ready to “Make The Switch” to fun and creative turkey meals with these tasty recipes from Jennie-O, a brand that is on a mission to show it’s easy to eat well with lean, delicious turkey:

Jennie-O Pulled Turkey Barbeque Sandwiches

Makes six servings

About 18 oz. of leftover JENNIE-O Turkey
1 cuplow-sodium barbeque sauce
6 buns, split
1/2 cup coleslaw


Combine turkey and barbeque sauce in slow cooker. Cook on HIGH 3 hours or LOW 6 hours. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Remove turkey from slow cooker. Reserve 1/4 cup sauce mixture. Shred turkeywith fork.

Top bottom half of bun with turkey mixture. Drizzle with reserved sauce. Add coleslaw. Cover with bun top.

Jennie-O Mediterranean Pizza


Makes six servings

4 cloves garlic, minced
About 18 oz. leftover JENNIE-O turkey cut into strips
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 (12 inch) pre-baked thin pizza crust
2 large ripe tomatoes, or 4 roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 cup ripe olives, pitted and halved
3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup basil leaves, thinly sliced


Heat oven to 450ºF. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat; add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add turkey strips; sprinkle with rosemary, salt, and red pepper flakes. Stir fry 3-5 minutes or until turkey is well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Place pizza crust on a large cookie sheet; top with tomatoes, cooked turkey mixture, olives, and cheese. Bake about 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with basil leaves; cut into wedges.

Chipotle Turkey Chili


Makes six servings

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
About 20 oz. leftover JENNIE-O turkey chopped into small chunks
1 tablespoon chili powder
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14-ounce) can corn kernels, drained
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup chicken broth
1 (7-ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped, plus 1 teaspoon sauce
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey, chili powder and garlic. Cook the turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by ameat thermometer.

Add corn, beans, broth, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in cilantro.

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Now, if you don’t have any turkey leftover (oh, the humanity!), you can also check out a few of their snacking options too!

JENNIE-O Turkey Tacos Mini Soft Taco Kits are a delicious option for an after school snack or for a quick break at the office. Each kit comes with fully cooked, taco-seasoned ground turkey, tortillas and cheese and is ready to eat in just two minutes. Another great snack option that is sure to be a hit with the whole family is JENNIE-O Turkey Nachos Mini Nachos Kits. The new packaging allows for optimal snacking convenience with an improved, easier-to-use microwavable cup. Turkey Nachos come with fully cooked, taco-seasoned ground turkey, tortilla chips and cheese. Since I have tried both, I can tell you that they are super yummy!

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