Category : Beef
Author : Rita
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Date : 10/02/2005
Give meat loaf a sassy Mexican twist with cinnamon, cocoa and salsa!1 1/2 lb. meat loaf mix (beef, pork and veal) or lean ground beef3/4 cup Progresso® Plain Bread Crumbs1 egg1 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles2 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon cumin1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon lemon juice
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine meat loaf mix, bread crumbs and egg; mix well. 2. In medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Add 3/4 cup of the salsa mixture to meat mixture; mix well. In ungreased 1 1/2 or 2-quart casserole or 9x5-inch loaf pan, shape meat mixture into loaf. 3. Bake at 350°F. for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon remaining salsa mixture over top of loaf. Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer registers 160°F.
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