Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf Cups

Most cooks have a standard meatloaf recipe that they rarely deviate from. Well, this Bacon-Wrapped Mini Meatloaf Cups recipe from Cheryl Najafi at should be the recipe that inspires you to break out of your same old meatloaf routine. This recipe is not only delicious, it’s adorable! It’s ideal for picky, little eaters or serve it to a Meat & Potato Lover for a romantic “meat and potatoes” dinner. The addition of salsa, jalapenos, chili powder, cumin and a Mexican cheese blend give the Meatloaf Cups a spicy, Southwest twist. And you can’t go wrong when you bacon-wrap ‘em. Set them on their fluffy, mashed potato beds, and dinner is served. Gather up these ingredients, then head to to get the directions and full recipe for these Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf Cups.



1 pound bacon
1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
2 eggs
1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
1 pound lean ground beef
¼ cup salsa
¼ cup red onion, diced
¼ cup red pepper, diced
1 jalapeno, diced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
3-4 cups mashed potatoes

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