Healthy Southwest Meatloaf in a Mug: 10-Minute Microwave Recipe

Feb 16 2021
We've been playing around with our “in a mug” microwave recipes, and our latest discovery is... MEATLOAF! Yes, you can make a mini meatloaf in a mug — this recipe is packed with flavor, thanks to the taco seasoning and salsa. Add a side salad or some steamed veggies, and lunch or dinner is served…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Southwest Meatloaf in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 250 calories, 6g total fat (2g sat. fat), 522mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 27.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes


4 oz. raw extra-lean ground beef (at least 96% lean)

2 tbsp. canned black beans, drained and rinsed

2 tbsp. frozen sweet corn kernels, thawed

2 tbsp. old-fashioned oats

2 tbsp. salsa, or more for topping

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping

1 1/2 tsp. taco seasoning


Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add all ingredients, and mix until uniform. Smooth out the top.

Cover and microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, or until beef is cooked through.


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