Tex-Mex Mini Meatloaves

These mini loaves taste like enchiladas. You need to purchase fresh sausage in casings like Italian links, not the dried variety that's similar to pepperoni.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Bake: 47 Minutes


1 pound fresh chorizo sausage, casings removed
1 pound ground pork
1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-oz.) can whole kernel corn, rinsed and drained
1 cup finely crushed nacho cheese-flavored tortilla chips
1 cup frozen diced onion, red and green bell pepper, and celery
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon fajita seasoning
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Mexican four-cheese blend
Toppings: guacamole, sour cream, salsa


1. Preheat oven to 375°. Gently combine first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl. Press mixture into 16 lightly greased muffin pan cups. Place on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

2. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 2 more minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve with desired toppings.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Doritos Nacho Cheese Flavored Tortilla Chips and McCormick Fajitas Seasoning Mix.

Zan Brock, Jasper, Alabama,

Southern Living

October 2008
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