Cheesy Mini Taco Meatloaves

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

Meatloaf meets Taco!! This is a simple, tasty and wonderful way to make meatloaf and should be a hit with just about every member of the family; big or small!

Freeze the leftovers in serving size packages.

Inspired from Kraft Foods "Cheesy Salsa-Mini Meatloaves".

Hope you enjoy!

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Serves:

6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground beef
1/3 to 1/2 c
onion, chopped fine
13 to 15
soda crackers, crushed
1 c
chuncky salsa, your favorite
1 1/2 c
cheese, shredded (i used cheddar and pepper jack) a mexican cheese blend would be a good choice as well
1 to 2 Tbsp
taco seasoning mix
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2
Combine ground beef, onion, crackers, taco seasoning, salt & pepper with 1 cup cheese and 1/2 cup salsa. Mix it up as you would a meatloaf.
3
Divide meat mixture into 12 equal pieces. Press in to 12 muffin cups that have been sprayed with a cooking oil such as PAM. Make an intention on each piece with the back of a spoon.
4
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until meatloaves are done. Top with remaining salsa and cheese; bake an additonal 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
5
Serve with spanish rice, pinto beans and a slice of cornbread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids