• Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Serves: 16

Taco Meatloaf Recipe

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 Ingredients List

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 medium Yellow Onion , chopped
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper , cored and chopped
  • 3 large Garlic Cloves , minced
  • 1-2 fresh Jalapeno or Serrano Peppers , cored and diced (remember to wear gloves!)
  • 1-2 tablespoons Chili Powder (pick the amount of heat you want)
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  • 1 28- ounce can peeled , crushed Tomatoes , drained
  • 1 pound Ground Sirloin
  • ½ pound Ground Round or Ground Chuck
  • ½ pound spicy Italian Breakfast Sausage or Chorizo (loose)
  • 1 cup dried Bread Crumbs (if making gluten free use gluten free bread)*
  • 2 Eggs , lightly beaten
  • 1 cup Corn Kernels , fresh or frozen and defrosted
  • 8 ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese , grated
  • 3 Scallions , sliced thinly

 Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large, heavy pan heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion, bell pepper, garlic, jalapenos or Serrano chiles, and seasonings until beginning to soften and onion becomes translucent (about 5-7 minutes).
Add tomatoes and cook at low temperature, covered, for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
In a large bowl combine the ground beef, sausage, vegetable mixture, bread crumbs, eggs, corn and green onion; mix until fully combined.
Divide evenly into 2 9x5 inch loaf pans. Bake for 50 minutes. Drain any juices, spread grated cheddar cheese evenly on the tops of the loaves and bake until melted. Allow to cool slightly before serving (10 minutes).

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