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southwest meatloaf

a recipe by
Rebecca McCright
Kerrville, TX

This meatloaf is a delicious twist on a classic dish. Preparation is especially easy if you have a stand mixer--just put all the ingredients in the mixing bowl and blend. Be sure to serve with guacamole!

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For southwest meatloaf

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
  • 2 c
    grated cheddar cheese or mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1 can
    ro-tel tomatoes
  • 1 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed corn tortilla chips
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika, heaping

How To Make southwest meatloaf

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2
    Place the egg, 1 cup of cheese, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, and paprika in a large bowl and blend.
  • 3
    Combine the rest of the ingredients and blend well.
  • 4
    Place in a 9x9 baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes.
  • 5
    Cover the meatloaf with the remaining 1 cup of grated cheese. Bake meatloaf for another 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.

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