Rio Grande Mini Loaves

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Charmie777

This came from a box of Near East Spanish Rice. It's a great change from ordinary meatloaves, and cooks up very quickly! I serve it with Spanish rice and a salad.

Top Review by Busy Cook

Loved it and so did the family. I left out the tortilla chips because my husband is on a restricted diet & it still tasted great! Easy meal to reheat when the family is busy with different schedules.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients lightly, but well.
  2. Divide mixture into 6 portions; shape each portion into a loaf about 1-inch thick.
  3. Place in pan.
  4. Bake in 350ºF oven 25 minutes.
  5. Place slice of cheese on each loaf; spoon about 1 teaspoon salsa onto center of cheese.
  6. Bake an additional 5 minutes.
  7. Serve with additional salsa.

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