Tex-Mex Meatloaf

Tex-Mex Meatloaf
Photo: Diana Rattray
Ratings (5)
  • Total: 100 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 80 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
410 Calories
19g Fat
17g Carbs
42g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cilantro and jalapeno peppers give this meatloaf a little heat and lots of great flavors. Serve this well-seasoned meatloaf with rice or mashed potatoes for a fabulous family meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1 1/4 pounds extra-lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup ketchup, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 scant teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and finely minced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced jalapeno pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the beef, pork, egg, 1/3 cup of ketchup, chili powder, salt, pepper, cilantro, garlic, onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper. 

  2. Mix to blend thoroughly. Pack into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.

  3. Bake at 350 F for 1 hour.

  4. Spread the remaining 1/3 cup ketchup over the top and continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes longer.