Tex-Mex Meat Loaf

Chilies and cumin punch up the flavor in a comforting low-fat meat loaf. Grab leftovers for tomorrow's lunch sandwich.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
can (10 oz) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
1/4
cup fat-free egg product
1/4
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1
teaspoon salt-free garlic-and-herb seasoning
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except salsa. Spoon mixture into 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish; pat into 9x5-inch loaf.
  • 2 Bake uncovered about 1 hour or until meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160ºF. Drain any liquid before slicing. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

You can make this meat loaf in a 9x5-inch loaf pan, but patting it into a loaf in a slightly larger pan allows a nice brown surface to form on the top and sides.

Small cans of tomatoes with green chilies are available in a couple of brands. They are sometimes found in the Mexican foods section and sometimes are with the canned vegetables. If you can't find a 10-ounce can, use a little more than 1 cup from a 14.5-ounce can of Mexican-flavor diced tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.