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Taco Meatloaf

Taco Meatloaf
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 8
This taco-seasoned meatloaf, filled with a melty tunnel of cheese and green chiles, and topped with salsa, puts all other meatloaves to shame, one satisfying bite at a time.
Updated October 18, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/3 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ green chiles
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix beef, bread crumbs, milk, onion, jalapeño chile, egg, taco seasoning mix, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    On another large sheet of foil, shape beef mixture into 12x10-inch rectangle. Top evenly with Cheddar and green chiles to within 1/2 inch of edges. Using foil to help roll, starting with one 10-inch side, roll up; press seam to seal. Remove foil. Place rolled-up loaf seam side down in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven; spoon salsa over loaf.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Expert Tips

  • Jalapeño chile adds a pleasant heat to this meatloaf, but if you prefer a milder version, feel free to leave the jalapeño out.
  • Chopped cilantro would make a lovely fresh garnish to this meatloaf.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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