Mexican Meat Loaves

Mexican Meat Loaves 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Mexican Meat Loaves 150

You actually get three smaller loaves in this recipe, which uses canned chipotle peppers for a nice spicy kick.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cups ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce minced
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup Balkan-style plain yogurt
  • 2 lbs medium ground beef

Method

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened and golden, about 4 minutes. Stir in garlic, oregano, cumin, allspice, salt and pepper; cook for 1 minute. Transfer to plate; let cool.

In small bowl, stir ketchup with chipotle peppers; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk eggs; mix in bread crumbs, green onions, yogurt, beef, onion mixture and all but 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the ketchup mixture until combined.

Form into three 7-inch (18 cm) long logs; place on parchment paper–lined rimmed baking sheet.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until digital thermometer inserted in centre registers 160°F (71°C), about 25 minutes. Spoon remaining ketchup mixture over top.

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Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 504 mg
  • Protein 25 g
  • Calories 309.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 443 mg
  • Cholesterol 135 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 20.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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