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 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

For a spicier flavor, use the hot variety of Old El Paso salsa.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
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.