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pepper-jack meatloaf

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

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!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pepper-jack meatloaf

  • 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 sm
    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.