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Smoky Chipotle Meat Loaf

Kate Sears
Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 55 mins
Yield

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 canned chipotle chilies, seeded
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from canned chilies)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, finely minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

Nutrition Information

  • calories 300
  • fat 16 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • protein 21 g
  • carbohydrate 18 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 104 mg
  • sodium 354 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

  2. Combine barbecue sauce, chipotles, adobo sauce, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper in a food processor and process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and add garlic, onion, beef and oats. Mix gently but thoroughly with your hands. Lightly pack mixture into loaf pan.

  3. Bake for 45 minutes. Carefully spread ketchup on top and bake for 10 minutes longer, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center reaches 160ºF. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.