Mexican Meat Loaf

Mexican Meatloaf

You can serve slices of the meatloaf with rice or try serving in taco shells dressed with salsa and other taco toppings for fun. Any leftover meatloaf can be crumbled to use as a quesadilla filling or a tostado topping.

15 Minutes

RatingDifficultyBeginner

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Mexican Meat Loaf

Yields68 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

 1.50 (750 g) Medium or Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg, beaten
 0.33 cup frozen corn, thawed
 0.50 cup salsa
 0.50 cup panko bread crumbs
 0.33 cup minced fresh cilantro (optional)
 1 small onion, chopped
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 0.50 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp ground cumin
 0.50 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper
Topping
 0.50 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
 1 tbsp pickled sliced jalapeno peppers

1

In large bowl, combine beef, egg, corn, salsa, panko, cilantro (if using), onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Scoop beef mixture onto a parchment or foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Shape into a loaf.

2
3

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven uncovered for 45 minutes.

4
5

Remove from oven and top with cheese and pickled jalapeno. Return to oven and continue to bake for another 15 minutes or until instant read digital thermometer reads 160°F (71°C).

6
7

Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

Ingredients

 1.50 (750 g) Medium or Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg, beaten
 0.33 cup frozen corn, thawed
 0.50 cup salsa
 0.50 cup panko bread crumbs
 0.33 cup minced fresh cilantro (optional)
 1 small onion, chopped
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 0.50 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp ground cumin
 0.50 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper
Topping
 0.50 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
 1 tbsp pickled sliced jalapeno peppers

Directions

1

In large bowl, combine beef, egg, corn, salsa, panko, cilantro (if using), onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Scoop beef mixture onto a parchment or foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Shape into a loaf.

2
3

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven uncovered for 45 minutes.

4
5

Remove from oven and top with cheese and pickled jalapeno. Return to oven and continue to bake for another 15 minutes or until instant read digital thermometer reads 160°F (71°C).

6
7

Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

Mexican Meatloaf
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