Southwestern Meatloaf

Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

When I made this meatloaf for the first time, my husband had informed me that it was the best meatloaf I had ever made. I have to admit this is a pretty good meatloaf. And while it's a tad bit spicy, I found that the taco seasoning gave this meatloaf lots of flavor.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb.
ground beef (l used 87% lean)
1/3 cup
water
1 large
egg, beaten
5 tablesp.
(mild) taco seasoning mix
1 tablesp.
plain bread crumbs (or use ground flaxseed)
1/8 tsp.
cayenne pepper
ketchup,
use desired amount to top meatloaf

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly grease the inside (bottom only) of one 8x8-inch Teflon coated baking pan. Set pan aside.
2
Preheat oven to 375ยบ F.
3
In a bowl mix together thoroughly, the ground beef, water, egg, taco seasoning, bread crumbs or flaxseed, and the cayenne pepper.
4
Add the meat mixture to the baking pan, and shape into a loaf (7-inches in length -by- 3-1/4 inches in width).
5
Top meat meatloaf with ketchup, and bake in oven for 1 hour.
6
After removing the pan from oven, let the meatloaf sit for 5 minutes, before slicing and serving.
7
Note: When it comes to adding either the bread crumbs or flaxseed, be sure to just add the 1 tablespoon. Surprisingly, that's all the recipe needs to hold this meatloaf together.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy