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Sweet and Salsy Meatloaf

Sweet and Salsy Meatloaf
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 6
Give meatloaf a sassy Mexican twist with cinnamon, cocoa and salsa!
Updated October 26, 2015
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
7g
Protein
22g
% 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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