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Individual meatloaf recipe for spicy meatloaf. Served on a white plate with mashed potatoes and peas.
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Southwestern Spicy Meatloaf

This spicy meatloaf recipe combines all of your favorite Southwestern flavors and is elevated by adding chopped Hatch Green Chiles.
Cuisine Southwestern
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 35 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 258kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion peeled and fine chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper cored, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 green chiles roasted, skin removed, seeded and rough chopped. Hatch, Pueblo or Anaheim peppers.
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons oregano Mexican Oregano preferred.
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 28 ounces tomatoes canned, drained, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground sausage
  • 3 cups Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1-15 ounce can creamed corn
  • 8 Tablespoons catsup
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese grated

Instructions

  • In a large hot skillet heat olive oil over high heat.
  • Add onions, bell pepper and cook until onions start to turn translucent.
  • Add chile peppers, chili powder, salt, oregano and cumin. Turn down heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally until flavors blend, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add tomatoes and cook stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vinegar and let cool to room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine beef and sausage. Add cooked tomato mixture, bread crumbs, eggs, corn and mix well. Divide mixture into 10 1/2 ounce portions and shape into loaves. Or will make two 9 x 5 loafs.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of catsup to each loaf and spread around on the top.
  • Bake 40 minutes or until meat thermometer into center registers 160 degrees. Pour off any pan juices. Sprinkle cheese evenly over meat loaf and return to oven until cheese melts.
  • Tent the meatloaf with foil and let rest for 10 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 718mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1171IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 3mg