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Southwestern Meatloaf

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8 servings

Meatloaf takes on a decidedly Southwestern flavor with cilantro, beans, taco seasoning mix and thick and chunky salsa.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place onion, cilantro, tapioca, eggs and taco seasoning mix in food processor container fitted with steel blade; cover. Process using on/off action until finely chopped. Add beans; cover. Process, using on/off action, until beans are finely chopped. Place in medium bowl.
  • Add meat and 1/2 cup of the salsa; mix just until blended. Shape into oval loaf in shallow baking pan.
  • Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until cooked through. Top with remaining 1/2 cup salsa.

Special Equipment Needed

TACO BELL® and Logo are trademarks owned and licensed by Taco Bell Corp.

Keeping it Safe

Be sure to thaw frozen ground beef safely. Keep meat unwrapped and thaw on bottom shelf of refrigerator, not on countertop.

Special Extra

Prepare meatloaf as directed; cool, then slice. Wrap individual portions in foil. Label, date and place in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. When ready to serve, unwrap and microwave until heated through (160°F).


  • 8 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Savor the flavor of this Southwestern-style meatloaf. The lean ground beef is a good source or iron.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 220
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 540mg
Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from This recipe was a big favorite with my family. This recipe was a big favorite with my family. Very little was left over and that was used to make sandwiches the next day for brown bag lunches. I think it is one of the best for an inexpensive and easy to prepare meal that will meet everyones approval, Including the Grand-Kids. Thanks much!
Date published: 2005-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My husband also loved it, and he's not a meatloaf person. My husband also loved it, and he's not a meatloaf person. Leftovers did not go to waste. We will definately make it again. Great Mexican taste--it's different, unlike the traditional meatloafs.
Date published: 2005-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This recipe was splendid! This recipe was splendid! The children absolutely enjoyed it, and so did my wonderful husband. It was a grand success. Well done!!
Date published: 2002-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My hubby raved about loving this meatloaf! My hubby raved about loving this meatloaf!
Date published: 2005-01-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from It was okay, nothing spectacular. It was okay, nothing spectacular.
Date published: 2006-12-08
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