Meatloaf with a Kick

Recipe by PanNan
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs ground beef or 1 1/2 lbs ground round (lean 10% fat)
  • 1
    slice bread (I use whole wheat bread)
  • 23
    cup half-and-half (I use fat free)
  • 1
  • 12 - 34
    cup salsa, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • 12
    cup breadcrumbs or 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1
    teaspoon kosher salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Spray a loaf pan with vegetable spray.
  • Gently break up ground beef in large bowl.
  • In separate small bowl, shred bread slice into small pieces.
  • Add half and half, mash bread in the half and half with a fork.
  • Add egg, 4 tbsp of salsa, dried onion flakes, bread crumbs (or wheat germ), and salt.
  • Stir with fork and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Add half and half mixture to ground beef.
  • Stir gently to combine.
  • Place beef into loaf pan, forming to fit and smoothing the top.
  • Pour remainder of salsa on top of the meat loaf and spread out to cover.
  • Bake until done, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Let rest about 10 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.
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