Make these mini meatloaves for a family friendly supper, and freeze any extras for a quick homemade meal another day!

Makes: 8 mini meatloaves


  • 1 egg
  • 175ml milk
  • 110g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 40g porridge oats
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 450g beef mince
  • 10 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard


  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, cheese, oats and salt. Add the mince, mixing well, and form this mixture into eight mini meatloaves. Place these in a lightly greased baking dish.
  3. In a separate small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar and mustard. Stir thoroughly and spread over each meatloaf.
  4. Bake, uncovered for 45 minutes.

Freezing tip

Freeze these mini meatloaves either before or after baking. If after baking, allow the meatloaf to come to room temperature, then wrap well in cling film and then foil.