Mexicali Meatloaf

Mexicali Meatloaf

prep time

minutes
cook time

minute
servings
8

Ingredients













Cooking Instructions

1

Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a large bowl; cool 5 minutes.


2

Add meat, 3/4 cups of the picante sauce, tortilla chips, egg, cumin and salt to bowl with vegetables. Mix well. Press half of mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Make a shallow well down center of meat. Press 1 1/2 cups of the cheese in the well; top with remaining meat mixture, pressing into a compact loaf. (Loaf pan will be full.)


3

Brush remaining 1/4 cup picante sauce over top of loaf. Bake in a 375 oven for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until internal temperature of meat reaches 160°F. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese and, if desired, cilantro over loaf; let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Pour off and discard pan drippings. Transfer meatloaf to a carving board. Cut into 8 slices.


Ingredients













Cooking Instructions

1

Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a large bowl; cool 5 minutes.


2

Add meat, 3/4 cups of the picante sauce, tortilla chips, egg, cumin and salt to bowl with vegetables. Mix well. Press half of mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Make a shallow well down center of meat. Press 1 1/2 cups of the cheese in the well; top with remaining meat mixture, pressing into a compact loaf. (Loaf pan will be full.)


3

Brush remaining 1/4 cup picante sauce over top of loaf. Bake in a 375 oven for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until internal temperature of meat reaches 160°F. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese and, if desired, cilantro over loaf; let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Pour off and discard pan drippings. Transfer meatloaf to a carving board. Cut into 8 slices.


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