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Salsa Meatloaf Bites

Salsa Meatloaf Bites made with ground beef, onion, egg, crackers, salsa, and shredded cheddar cheese. Delicious and a fun way to serve meatloaf!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword recipe for salsa meatloaf
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 320kcal


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 egg
  • 16 buttery crackers
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 cup chunky salsa divided


  • Place crackers in a ziploc bag, seal, and crush.
  • Meanwhile, place ground beef, onion, egg, 1 cup shredded cheese, and 1/2 cup salsa in large mixing bowl.
  • Add crushed cracker crumbs and mix to thoroughly combine ingredients (hands work best).
  • Press meat mixture evenly among 12 muffin cups.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes, test to be sure meat is no longer pink and reaches internal temperature of 160 degrees or above.
  • Top each meatloaf with a spoonful of remaining salsa and sprinkling of cheese.
  • Bake an additional 5 minutes until cheese is melted.


Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 664IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 3mg