1 Pound ground beef, lean 2 eggs, beaten 1 Cup Plain Panko Bread Crumbs 3/4 Cup ketchup, divided
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar meat loaf seasoning (below)
MEAT LOAF SEASONING 1 tsp Dried Mustard (1 tsp dry = 1 TBLS Prepared Mustard)
1 tsp Paprika 1/2 tsp Salt 3/4 tsp Dried Thyme
3/4 tsp Basil
1/2 tsp Pepper
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Onion Powder
Mashed Cauliflower (AKA Frosting for Cupcakes)
1 Medium Head of Cauliflower
3 Cloves of Garlic
1 TBL Olive Oil
1/2 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Pepper
Garnish: Cheddar Cheese, Bacon Bits, Green Onions
Boil Water with salt. Add the Cauliflower and Garlic. Boil for 10 minutes. Drain the water and let cauliflower set in pan for 2 minutes.
Transfer Cauliflower and Garlic to food processor or bowl. Add Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper and mix until creamy. Adjust Salt and Pepper if needed for flavor.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin pan.
Mix ground beef, eggs, 1/2 ketchup, meatloaf seasoning.
Mix remaining ketchup and brown sugar and set aside
Place approximately 1/4 cup meat mixture in to the tin vessel.
Top with the ketchup/brown sugar mixture.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Assemble Meatloaf Cupcakes:
Once Meatloaf is cooked, take Cauliflower Mash and add to the top of each meatloaf cupcake. Top with Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Bits, Green Onion if desired.