Mini Meat Loaves, Green Beans and Potatoes

Mini Meat Loaves, Green Beans & Potatoes
Servings: 8 Start to Finish 1 hr


  • 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. barbecue sauce
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed

Make It

1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees with a rack in the center position.

2. Toss the potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet with 1 tbsp. of the olive oil and a sprinkle of salt. Spread them evenly, then set a wire rack on top.

3. In a large bowl, gently combine the beef, garlic powder, onion, bread crumbs, and 3/4 cup barbecue sauce. Shape the mixture into 4 small loaves and place them on the wire rack over the potatoes.

4. Bake the potatoes and meat loaves for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, toss the green beans with the remaining olive oil and a pinch of salt.

5. Remove the pan from the oven. Brush the loaves with the remaining barbecue sauce and scatter the green beans around them. Return the pan to the oven and bake until the potatoes and beans are tender and a thermometer inserted into a meat loaf registers 150 degrees , about 12 minutes more.