Cilantro and jalapeno peppers give this meat loaf a little heat and lots of great flavors. Serve this well-seasoned meatloaf with rice or mashed potatoes for a fabulous family meal.
- 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
- Combine the beef, pork, egg, 1/3 cup of ketchup, chili powder, salt, pepper, cilantro, garlic, onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper.
- Mix to blend thoroughly. Pack into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
- Bake at 350° for 1 hour.
- Spread the remaining 1/3 cup ketchup over the top and continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes longer.
|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Total Fat||19 g|
|Saturated Fat||7 g|
|Unsaturated Fat||8 g|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g|