Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
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Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword ground-turkey, turkey-meatloaf, turkey-meatloaf-muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Stand time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 18 muffins

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp butter divided
  • 1 rib celery diced
  • 1 medium sweet onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 6 oz box chicken or turkey flavored dry stuffing mix
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh sage
  • 1 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dry thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a standard 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt 2 Tbsp butter. Add celery and onion cooking until softened around 6 minutes. Add garlic, cooking for 1 minute longer. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, pour chicken stock over stuffing. Let sit 5 minutes or just until stuffing has softened and liquid is absorbed.
  • Add turkey, cooked vegetables, half and half, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, sage, poultry seasoning, salt, lemon pepper and thyme. Mix well.
  • Divide evenly between muffin cups using a 4 oz ice cream scoop. Brush tops with remaining melted Tbsp butter.
  • Bake for 25-35 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Let stand 5 minutes then serve topped with mashed potatoes and gravy.