Pepper-jack Meatloaf

Amy Herald


I had some leftover Pepper-Jack cheese from a picnic which we didn't use. My family will not eat this cheese on sandwiches or burger so I thought I'd try making a meat loaf with it. Oh my this was a good combination of ingredients!


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10 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 2 lb
    90% lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried mexican oregano.
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 c
    plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    rolled oats
  • 1 small
    onion, grated
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 5 slice
    pepper jack cheese

How to Make Pepper-jack Meatloaf


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large bowl, thoroughly combine all ingredients except cheese slices.
  3. Spray a 2-1/2-Quart Oval Casserole Dish or large loaf pan lightly with cooking spray. Turn meat mixture into casserole and mold into a loaf shape.
  4. Bake 1 hour then layer pepper-jack cheese over top and bake for another 10 minutes. Meatloaf should not be pink in center and the juices should show no pink color. Let stand 5 minutes; drain off any grease before slicing.

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