Mexican Meatloaf

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This is my husband’s absolute favorite dinner right now. We are big fans of Mexican cuisine in our family and I have been known to schedule the whole week with Mexican recipes.

This is such a simple recipe but filled with flavor. You start off with your basic meatloaf ingredients and then add a package of taco seasoning into the meat.

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Instead of topping your meatloaf with ketchup or barbecue sauce you top it with a can of tomatoes with chilies. You could also use a can of salsa if you wanted. Just make sure you drain as much as you can out of the can because you will get enough liquid from the cooking process.

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As soon as I pull my meatloaf out of the crock pot I sprinkle with cheese and if you wait while the meat rests the cheese will melt.

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Mexican Meatloaf

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef I use 97% fat free
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 can tomatoes w/chilies drained
  • 1/2 cup low fat mexican cheese

Directions

  1. Mix the meat, taco seasoning, bread crumbs, and egg.
  2. Spray crock pot well with cooking spray
  3. Shape meat into a log and place in crock pot
  4. Pour drained tomatoes with chilies over meat
  5. Cook on high for 3.5 hours, or on low for 6-7. The meat is done when it is cooked thoroughly and has browned on top and darkened on the edges.
  6. Cut loaf into 6 slices and serve with cheese sprinkled on slices

Servings: 6 | Calories: 149 | Fat: 6 | Carbohydrate: 6 | Fiber: 1 | Protein: 21

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