Hey, Mini you're so fine. You're so fine you blow my mind. Hey, Mini!
You know me; I love minifying things. Especially when there are 35 pounds of melted cheese inside a minified thing. The cheese doesn't have to be mini, but everything else does!
This works. Don’t ask me how, but it does.
Anyway, today I've minified some meatloaf. Chicken Parmesan meatloaf
, to be exact. Stuffed with mozzarella cheese. 35 pounds of it.
MOM, I'm kidding. Don't look at me like that.
You know what, let's just make this for the sake of Pete.
Grab some chicken, some diced red bells, onions, garlic, panko, parmesan, mozzarella, oregano, an egg, and some Muir Glen marinara.
First of all, make your crunchy topping. Mix together the panko, half the parm, and a little bit of olive oil. Mmmmm.
Then, in a bigger bowl, lightly beat the egg, and then add pretty much everything else! (sans the marinara)
Mix her all up up up.
Then, this is fun. Spoon a few tablespoons of the chicken mixture into a lightly coated muffin tin. Then nestle those little cheese cubes down in the center of the mixture!
Press the meat on top to cover the cheese, then sprinkle your crunchy panko topping on the tops of all the "cupcakes."
Then seriously, you bake it for about 30, and this is what you giiiiiiiit, boyyyyyy. Serve it with warmed marinara, and holy babies look at that cheese. 35 pounds.
MOM…it's a joke. Ugh.
(Though it would be 35 pounds if I had any say in this life…)
Please make this or else Bev might cry. For more musings, visit her blog Bev Cooks and her Tablespoon profile.