Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

Quick and easy to make yet SO packed with flavor! Serve with buttery mashed potatoes and crisp green beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, beat egg with a fork.
  2. Add bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
  3. Gently mix in ground beef.
  4. Set aside.
  5. In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium-high heat.
  6. Add onion; cook for 5 minutes or until softened.
  7. Add sweet pepper and chili powder.
  8. Cook for another 4 minutes.
  9. Let cool slightly and then add to beef mixture.
  10. Add kidney beans and salsa.
  11. Pack into an 8 by 4 inch loaf pan.
  12. Bake in preheated 350F (180C) degree oven for 60-75 minutes.
  13. Drain off fat.
  14. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top of meatloaf and return to oven for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.


Most Helpful

Oh, this is a good meatloaf!! Easy to make. Moist and very flavorful. Was great for sandwiches the next day. A definite keeper. Thanks, M&Mers!

MizzNezz August 19, 2002

WOW, meat loaf packed with flavour!! Very good M&Mers!! This is one of the better meat loaves we've tried and even better the next day! Made the meatloaf just as stated, just added one thing, 2 smashed cloves of garlic. Used my own homemade salsa inside and added some on top before I added the cheese. I'm making it again tonight, after dark when it's cooler and will have it cold in the fridge for a couple of cool suppers on these hot days. Thanks for sharing a keeper!!

Derf July 25, 2002

This is fantastic. I didn't want whole kidney beans so I processed them to add the flavor but not the texture. It was great!! Thanks for a great recipe.

Audrey M January 04, 2003

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