Green Chile Meatloaf

Green Chile Meatloaf

Diana Rattray

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 80 mins
Total: 90 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
571 Calories
31g Fat
13g Carbs
57g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 571
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 310mg 103%
Sodium 465mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 57g
Calcium 299mg 23%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This flavorful meatloaf is made with ground beef and chopped mild green chile peppers, along with other southwest-style ingredients. Pepper jack cheese tops off this tasty meatloaf.


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped mild green chile (drained)
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) chili-seasoned diced tomatoes (divided)
  • 3 to 4 slices pepper jack cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly oil a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, egg, salt, pepper, chili powder, chopped cilantro, chile peppers, and about half of the tomatoes; reserve the remaining tomatoes for later.

  4. Shape the mixture into a loaf and place on the prepared baking pan. Bake the meatloaf for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

  5. Top with the sliced cheese and continue baking just until cheese is melted—about 2 to 4 minutes.

  6. Heat the remaining tomatoes and serve sliced meatloaf with a spoonful or two of the tomatoes.

  7. Serve and enjoy!