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Meatloaf Mexicana

Photo: Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 6
Try this south-of-the-border Meatloaf Mexicana for your next family dinner. With the added kick from the jalapeños and taco sauce, you will never go back to traditional meatloaf again.


  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup taco sauce
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon jalapeños, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish: chopped tomatoes and green onions

How to Make It

  1. Combine pork, beef, one cup cheese, and remaining ingredients except garnish in a large bowl. Press into a lightly greased 9"x5" loaf pan.

  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes, until no longer pink in center. Top with remaining cheese and garnishes.

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