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Mini Mexican Meat Loaves

Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 3/4 cup mild picante sauce
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 cup finely crushed corn chips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Picante sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack or sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Garnishes: sour cream, fresh cilantro sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients, and shape into 6 loaves. Place on a lightly greased rack in a broiling pan. Chill loaves 2 hours, if desired.

  2. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until done. Spoon desired amount of picante sauce over loaves, and sprinkle with cheese. Garnish, if desired.