1 lb / 0.5 kg lean ground pork
1 cup / 250 mL quick-cooking oats
1 medium-size red apple, finely chopped
¼ cup / 50 mL finely chopped yellow onion
¼ cup / 50 mL finely chopped green bell pepper
1 whole egg or 2 egg whites, slightly beaten
¼ cup / 50 mL tomato ketchup
1 tsp / 5 mL salt
½ tsp / 2 mL EACH ground black pepper and dry mustard
Pinch ground cloves
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In large bowl, gently combine all ingredients; do not overmix.
- Lightly grease 12-cup muffin tin pan or line muffin cups with nonstick parchment baking cups for easier cleanup. Scoop and lightly pack mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups.
- Bake 25-30 minutes or until instant-read meat thermometer registers 160°F and tops are nicely browned.
Tip: To enhance the flavour, mix ingredients ahead of time and refrigerate 8-12 hours. Bring mixture to room temperature before baking.