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5 Variations on Meatloaf


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Tex Mex Meatloaf

Add a little south of the border sizzle to traditional meatloaf with the addition of a few spicy ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 slices bread, torn into small pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can green chilies
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190.5 degrees Celsius).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread, egg, tomatoes, chilies, onion, chili powder and black pepper.
  3. Spread into an ungreased loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour and drain excess drippings.
  5. Spoon chili sauce over cooked loaf, then sprinkle with cheese. Bake an additional 15 minutes.

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