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Southwestern Meatloaf
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Southwestern Meatloaf
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9x5-inch loaf pan
1 hour 25 minutes
25 Minutes
1 Hour

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Flavored with spicy chilis and crushed corn tortillas, our southwestern-flavored meat loaf makes dinner for a family of four with enough left over for sandwiches the next day.


Amount Ingredient
  1 lb. Ground Beef
  1 10 oz. can Diced Tomatoes with Chilies, drained
  1 package Pioneer or Williams Chili Seasoning
  2 large Eggs
  5 cups Corn Chips, divided
  1 medium Onion, diced, divided
  8 ounces Cheddar Cheese, shredded, divided
  1 package Pioneer Brown Gravy Mix
  6 ounces Tomato Paste

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350oF. Lightly oil a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together raw ground beef, diced tomatoes with chilies, Pioneer Chili Seasoning, eggs, 4 cups corn chips, ¾ cup diced onion, and 4-ounces shredded cheddar cheese.
  3. Form mixture into a loaf and place into prepared pan.
  4. In a saucepan, combine Pioneer Brown Gravy Mix, tomato paste, and 2 cups cool water. Whisk the mixture together until an even consistency.
  5. Slowly bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Pour half of the prepared sauce over the raw meatloaf.
  6. Bake for 1 hour or until internal temperature reaches 165oF.
  7. Remove from oven and top with remaining cheddar cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  8. To garnish, top with remaining sauce, diced onion, corn chips, and green onions.