AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Chicken Parmesan Mini Meatloaves
Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins
 1 large egg
 2 lbs 93% lean ground chicken
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 cup reduced sodium marinara sauce, divided
 1 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
  cup grated parmesan cheese
 ¼ cup finely chopped yellow onion
 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil and/or parsley plus additional for garnish (optional)
  tsp crushed red pepper
  cup shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese
1

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray an 8 well (4 x 2½-inch) mini loaf pan with cooking spray.

2

In large bowl, whisk egg; add chicken, garlic, ¾ cup marinara, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, onion, basil, crushed red pepper and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper. Gently mix until just combined; divide into prepared wells. Makes about 5 cups.

3

Bake meatloaves 15 minutes; brush tops with remaining ¼ cup marinara and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°.

Dietitian Tip: Mix together white beans and a pre-made tomato bruschetta for a delicious side dish.

Ingredients

 1 large egg
 2 lbs 93% lean ground chicken
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 cup reduced sodium marinara sauce, divided
 1 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
  cup grated parmesan cheese
 ¼ cup finely chopped yellow onion
 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil and/or parsley plus additional for garnish (optional)
  tsp crushed red pepper
  cup shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray an 8 well (4 x 2½-inch) mini loaf pan with cooking spray.

2

In large bowl, whisk egg; add chicken, garlic, ¾ cup marinara, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, onion, basil, crushed red pepper and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper. Gently mix until just combined; divide into prepared wells. Makes about 5 cups.

3

Bake meatloaves 15 minutes; brush tops with remaining ¼ cup marinara and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°.

Chicken Parmesan Mini Meatloaves
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