Tex Mex Meatloaf

"This is my origional recipe. It is so good, you'll be lucky if there is any left over for sandwiches! My Grandma always requested this for get togethers. After she passed away, I decided to write a cookbook in her honor. This is in there. You can get more info at www.countryconfections.net"
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • In a small bowl mix ketchup, cumin, and chilli powder.
  • Set aside.
  • Next, mix beef, salt, oats, salsa, and eggs.
  • Place mixture in a large glass baking dish.
  • Form into a loaf.
  • Spread ketchup mixture on top of meatloaf.
  • Bake on middle rack for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and place pepper rings on top.
  • Return to oven and cook for 15 minutes more.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Makes great sandwiches.

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Reviews

  1. Marla Swoffer
    Extremely good! I made this for a church potluck (served cold) and it was a hit. I used red bell pepper and broiled it for the last 5 minutes to blacken it a little. Thanks for posting this wonderful and unique meatloaf recipe.
     
  2. Grace-AK
    This was my first time making a mexican-type meatloaf and it turned out so well! I took another reviewer's recommendation to cut back on the salt and decided to substitute a bit of taco seasoning instead of the salt, cumin, and chili powder which was a perfect flavor! I also didn't have quick oats, so I ground up some old-fashioned oats and cut back to 3 eggs and it wasn't too heavy. I also added a cup of shredded mexi-blend cheese. The ketchup got mixed in with the rest of it since I didn't read thoroughly, but the little loaves were really were great!
     
  3. Little Miss Cheffie
    Who ever said meatloaf is supposed to sliced nicely? Ya shape it into a loaf to cook, so it's a meatloaf :) This one was good but I wasn't crazy about the consistency with the quick oats. It made it kind of heavy. I might lighten it up next time using bread instead, but on the whole it was good!
     
  4. Popme123
    Great meatloaf...doesn't taste like just a hamburger. Thanks
     
  5. Derf2440
    Very tasty meatloaf with a nice little bite. We enjoyed it very much, but it did not slice well, tends to fall apart; the taste is worth it though. I would make it again and maybe add another egg to help bind it. Thanks for sharing a good one.
     
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  1. Grace-AK
    This was my first time making a mexican-type meatloaf and it turned out so well! I took another reviewer's recommendation to cut back on the salt and decided to substitute a bit of taco seasoning instead of the salt, cumin, and chili powder which was a perfect flavor! I also didn't have quick oats, so I ground up some old-fashioned oats and cut back to 3 eggs and it wasn't too heavy. I also added a cup of shredded mexi-blend cheese. The ketchup got mixed in with the rest of it since I didn't read thoroughly, but the little loaves were really were great!
     

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