Salsa Meat Loaf

Salsa Meat Loaf

Serve meat loaf with a little sass. High-fiber cereal and salsa as hot as you like sets this meat loaf apart.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
cup Fiber One® original bran cereal
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
eggs
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
lb extra lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or finely crush in food processor).
  2. In large bowl, stir together cereal and 1 cup salsa (mixture will be thick). Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper to cereal mixture; stir until blended. Add ground beef; stir until well mixed. Press evenly in ungreased 9x5-inch glass loaf dish.
  4. Bake uncovered 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Cover; let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Drain and discard liquid before slicing. Serve with 1/2 cup salsa.
Makes 6 servings
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Variation
For a spicier flavor, use the hot variety of Old El Paso salsa.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 670mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.