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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.2
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.0 mg
  • Sodium: 104.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 19.6 g

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Quinoa Meatloaf Muffins

Submitted by: DREWJSPH02
Quinoa Meatloaf Muffins

Introduction

This is my favorite meatloaf recipe ever! The Quinoa adds extra protien and vitamins. To me the Raisins are an absolute must! This is my favorite meatloaf recipe ever! The Quinoa adds extra protien and vitamins. To me the Raisins are an absolute must!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 lb Ground Turkey (You could use all ground Turkey but I like a little beefy-ness)
    1 lb Lean Ground Beef
    1/2 c. raisins, chopped
    2 cups of cooked quinoa
    1 cup of Grated or minced carrots
    1 sm. onion minced
    1/3 cup of an egg substitute (i.e. EggBeaters)
    Dash of milk
    2 t. Worcestershire Sauce
    Large pinch of Oregano
    Salt
    Pepper

Directions

Preheat your oven to 450 F
Combine the meats, raisins, quinoa, carrots, onions, salt, pepper, oregano and Worcestershire sauce together, making sure it is well combined. Add the Egg substitute and a dash of milk making sure everything holds together. Take a muffin pan but DO NOT GREASE IT and distribute the meat mixture evenly into each cup mounding it a little ontop.
Bake in your oven for 20 minutes or until done, but make sure to cook them completely since we are using turkey.

I eat one muffin per serving and it is delicious!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DREWJSPH02.






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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    These are very good and this recipe has become a standard at our house. The only problem is they are too good and I am tempted to eat two. - 6/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Added about 1 c celery. The raisins seemed a bit odd, but were GREAT! I ended up with almost 1/3 of the mixture left over after I filled my muffin tins... not sure if I should have packed more in each cup. BF loved it even if it was "healthy" :) Will make again for sure! - 4/18/11

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is great! I didn't have raisins, so I used dried cranberries (nice tartness). I only had turkey, but next time I'll use the half turkey / half beef. Might add more seasonings, but that's just personal preferences. Definite winner! - 3/22/11

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These are good but my meat must have been extra lean because there was no grease. We felt they needed some sort of a sauce so I am using the leftovers in spaghetti sauce for spaghetti and meatballs this evening for dinner. - 7/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So good! I made the quinoa with chicken stock for extra flavor. I Couldn't really taste the raisins but it was fantastic with some brussels sprouts and ketchup. - 7/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent, the raisins ARE a must. The only thing I would do different is to go with all ground turkey. Healthier and less greasy. Otherwise a big hit in the house. - 3/22/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night and the entire family loved it. Good healthy alternative! - 1/26/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My husband puts quinoa in meat loafs, burgers, meat balls, etc. And I probably won't put raisins in it. But I have gf worcestershire sauce and can't wait to try this. - 5/30/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This rocked. We had it for dinner last night. Didn't have raisins and my husband forgot to get the turkey, so it was all beef but we will definitely be adding this to our regular menu!! - 7/27/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i thought it was great - 5/16/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was absolutely delicious!! I left out the Beef, and cut the other non-meat ingredients in half to compensate. It was the best meat loaf I ever tasted. It didn't even need Ketchup! - 1/29/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My kids liked eating muffins for dinner and didn't notice the carrots but loved the raisins. A great idea. - 2/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thank you so much for sharing! Very good. - 9/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Omg! These were so delicious. I had bought quinoa before but didn't really like the taste so this was a really good way to use up what I had left. My wife and Kids (who are the most picky children on earth) even liked these. The raisins added a nice sweetness. Thanx! - 4/2/08

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  • I just made these and they were tastey, but seemed a bit dry for me. I think I will make them with some spaghetti sauce. - 5/11/14

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  • This is great! Love the flavors together! I made it as a casserole and it froze well also. - 5/4/14

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  • Really Good! Wasn't sure about raisins in meatloaf, but really good! I will being making this again. - 2/8/14

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  • The raisins are essential! chris - 1/20/14

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  • This is very tasty and so convenient. I made a batch and then froze most of them. I love the portion control. - 9/1/13

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  • I made them using craisins, and they were great!
    Thanks for sharing.
    I cooked the quinoa in the rice cooker and it came out perfect. - 8/10/13

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  • After reading all of the positive reviews, I eagerly tried this recipe tonight. What a disappointment. The flavor was bland, it had a fall-apart consistency, and worst of alll, we are stuck with nine more of these. - 7/28/13

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  • Trying to find other's with (Quinoa) If you know some please let me know? Thanks - 7/15/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Oh my. Definitely going to have to try this one!! - 7/8/13

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  • I love that these are "healthy" without "tasting healthy". I added a bit of ketchup on the side and they really did taste just like real meatloaf! - 6/20/13

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  • Hmm... for appetizers, use a mini muffin pan, and anything higher than 90% lean ground beef will most likely crumble unless you add more egg as a binder. - 5/9/13

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