Salsa Meat Loaf

Salsa Meat Loaf

Serve meat loaf with a little sass. High fibre cereal and salsa sets this meat loaf apart.
  • 1 Hours 40 Minutes Total
  • 6 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Fibre 1* original cereal
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N’ Chunky Salsa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb (750g) lean ground beef

Preparation

  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 loaf pan.
  4. Bake uncovered 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until meat thermometre inserted in centre 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 flavour, use the hot variety of Old El Paso* Thick N’ Chunky Salsa.