How To Make A Delicious 3-Minute Meatloaf In A Mug

While I may not be an expert chef, that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy spending plenty of time in the kitchen.

I’ve always got my eyes open fornew recipes that don’t involve a lot of time or complicated steps. And one of the simplest ways I like to cook is by using a regular old coffee mug. There are countless mug recipes, like these delicious chocolate chip cookies in a mug. But now I have a new dishto add to my list of favorites.

It really doesn’t get much easier than this three-minute meatloaf in a mug. And the results are incredibly tasty!


  • Canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. quick cooking oats
  • Garlic powder
  • Sea salt
  • 1/4 lb. ground beef


  1. Grease mug with canola oil.
  2. Combine milk, ketchup, oats, garlic powder, and salt in mug.
  3. Spoon ground beef into mug.
  4. Stir ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Cook on high for 3 minutes, or until meat is cooked through.
  6. Allow to cool and serve with additional ketchup, as desired.

Meatloaf has always been one of my favorite things to eat, and now I can cook myself a single serving without having to make an entire meatloaf. I definitely plan to try this incredibly simple recipe as soon as I can!

Be sure to watch the video below, and please SHARE if you’d like to make this yourself at home!

There really are so many different recipes that can be made simply in a mug. This tasty omelette in a cup is great to make for breakfast.


There are even delicious desserts you can make in a mug, like these no-fuss brownies.


Even mac and cheese can be made in just a couple of minutes in the microwave.


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