Turkey-Quinoa Cupcakes

Turkey-Quinoa Cupcakes


1 lb ground turkey

3/4 cup cooked quinoa

1/2 cup rolled oats

1 green onion, chopped

1 egg

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 pinch black pepper

1 pinch garlic powder

1 pinch red pepper flakes

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1 Muir Glen pizza sauce, for dipping (optional)

Prep time: 5 minutes  |  Total time: 40 minutes

Muffin cups of turkey and quinoa meatloafy goodness. Adapted from Dinners, Dishes and Desserts.



Preparation & Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, quinoa, rolled oats, green onion, egg, parsley, cumin, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic powder and red pepper flakes. Stir until thoroughly combined.

  3. Scoop filling evenly into the bottom of prepared muffin cups. Bake 30 minutes or until meatloaves are baked through; remove from oven and sprinkle tops with cheese.

  4. Heat broiler; return muffin tin to oven and broil cheese until bubbly and melted, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from oven; cool 1-2 minutes before removing meatloaves from tin. Serve with pizza or marinara sauce on the side, if desired.