Zesty Meatloaf

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Kristy D.

I got this recipe from a magazine quite a few years ago. This is a really different meatloaf that packs a lot of flavor. You can kick up the heat by adding more jalapenos, whatever suits your taste. This meatloaf does not have a sauce on top, just because that's the way I like it!!! This makes 2 loaves, and it freezes very well.

Top Review by Charlotte J

With the addition of pork in this recipe, it was not as dense as your normal meatloaf. I'll add some seeds next time for a zesty kick to my meatloaf. Made this into 4 mini loaves, baked in a stoneware pan, at 375 for 60 minutes. Thanks for posting. Made for Pick A Chef Spring 2011

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat Oven to 350.
  2. Mix oil, diced onion, garlic, celery, and jalapeno in a pan on medium heat. Cook 10 minutes.
  3. Add salt, nutmeg, and cumin to pan. Stir to combine.
  4. In a bowl, mix eggs, milk, ketchup, and bread crumbs. Stir well.
  5. Then add the meat and cooked veggies and combine well.
  6. Put into 2 loaf pans and cook about 1 hour or until internal temp is 165.

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