•    Time: 35 min
  •    Serves 6


  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs or oats for a gluten-free option
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat 
  • 2% milk 
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten 
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  2. Shape beef mixture into 12 equal portions. Place into 12-cup standard muffin pan, lightly patting beef mixture to level top. Bake in 350°F oven 19 to 20 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  3. Remove from oven. Garnish with Toppings, as desired. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. 
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness