Taco Meatloaf

This taco-seasoned meatloaf, filled with a melty tunnel of cheese and green chiles, and topped with salsa, puts all other meatloaves to shame, one satisfying bite at a time.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hours 35 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/3 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 packet (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 cup thick & chunky salsa
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix beef, bread crumbs, milk, onion, jalapeño chile, egg, taco seasoning mix, salt and pepper.
  2. On another large sheet of foil, shape beef mixture into 12x10-inch rectangle. Top evenly with Cheddar and green chiles to within 1/2 inch of edges. Using foil to help roll, starting with one 10-inch side, roll up; press seam to seal. Remove foil. Place rolled-up loaf seam side down in pan.
  3. Bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven; spoon salsa over loaf.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Expert Tips

  • Jalapeño chile adds a pleasant heat to this meatloaf, but if you prefer a milder version, feel free to leave the jalapeño out.
  • Chopped cilantro would make a lovely fresh garnish to this meatloaf.


  • 1 Serving Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 160);  Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 8g ,Trans Fat 1/2g);  Cholesterol 95mg;  Sodium 930mg;  Potassium 220mg;  Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 21g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 10%;  Vitamin C 6%;  Calcium 20%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 High-Fat Meat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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