What can be cuter than mini turkey meatloaf cupcakes topped with skinny mashed potato "frosting". A family friendly meal everyone will love (and no one will guess there are vegetables hiding in the meatloaf)!
Yield: 6 servings
5 from 1 vote

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
What can be cuter than mini turkey meatloaf cupcakes topped with skinny mashed potato "frosting". A family friendly meal everyone will love (and no one will guess there are vegetables hiding in the meatloaf)!

Ingredients

For the Meatloaf Cupcakes:

  • 1.3 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup grated zucchini (all moisture squeezed dry with paper towel)
  • 2 tbsp onion (minced)
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

For the Skinny Mashed Potato "Frosting":

  • 1 lb about 2 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 large garlic cloves (peeled and halved)
  • 2 tbsp fat free sour cream
  • 2 tbsp fat free chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp skim milk
  • 1/2 tbsp light butter
  • kosher salt to taste
  • dash of fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme

Instructions

  • Put the potatoes and garlic in a large pot with salt and enough water to cover; bring to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat; simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Drain and return potatoes and garlic to pan. Add sour cream and remaining ingredients.
  • Using a masher or blender, mash until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Line a muffin tin with foil liners.
  • In a large bowl, mix the turkey, zucchini, onion, breadcrumbs, ketchup, egg, and salt.
  • Place meatloaf mixture into muffin tins filling them to the top, making sure they are flat at the top.
  • Bake uncovered for 18-20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove from tins and place onto a baking dish.
  • Pipe the "frosting" onto the meatloaf cupcakes and serve.

Notes

Makes 12.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cupcakes, Calories: 240.7kcal, Carbohydrates: 24.5g, Protein: 18.1g, Fat: 8.5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 88mg, Sodium: 560.1mg, Fiber: 2.5g, Sugar: 4.2g
Blue Smart Points: 7
Green Smart Points: 7
Purple Smart Points: 7
Points +: 6