3 mini meatloaf muffins on a white plate

Mini Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

These Mini Turkey Meatloaf Muffins are so easy to make and great for an easy dinner because they bake up fast! These mini meatloaves are full of ground turkey and shredded zucchini making them a delicious yet healthy weeknight meal.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 202 kcal


  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup pasta (marinara) sauce
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese shredded


  1. Preheat oven 375°F. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Add tomato paste, egg, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, onion powder Italian seasoning, ground pepper, and chili powder to a large bowl. Stir until smooth. Stir in ground turkey and zucchini until completely combined.

  3. Scoop equal portions (about 1/4 cup each) into each muffin cavity. Make an indentation with the back of a spoon and add about 1 teaspoon pasta sauce and a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese in the indentation.

  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until turkey is cooked through. (A thermometer should register 180°F if checked in the turkey part of each meatloaf.)

  5. Cool slightly before serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 2 days or freeze for up to one month.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Mini Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 971mg42%
Potassium 596mg17%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 675IU14%
Vitamin C 7.4mg9%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.