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Sweet and Salsy Meatloaf

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  5 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 35 min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Give meatloaf a sassy Mexican twist with cinnamon, cocoa and salsa!

Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Betty Boyle
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. meat loaf mix (beef, pork and veal) or lean ground beef
3/4
cup Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
1
egg
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
2
tablespoons brown sugar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon cumin
1/4
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon chili powder
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine meatloaf mix, bread crumbs and egg; mix well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Add 3/4 cup of the salsa mixture to meat mixture; mix well. In ungreased 1 1/2 or 2-quart casserole or 9x5-inch loaf pan, shape meat mixture into loaf.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon remaining salsa mixture over top of loaf. Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer registers 160°F.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine meatloaf mix, bread crumbs and egg; mix well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Add 3/4 cup of the salsa mixture to meat mixture; mix well. In ungreased 1 1/2 or 2-quart casserole or 9x5-inch loaf pan, shape meat mixture into loaf.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon remaining salsa mixture over top of loaf. Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer registers 160°F.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
22g
22%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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