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Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf Recipe

Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf Recipe

Our children think there are three basic food groups---pizza, tacos and burgers! They like to doctor up slices of this specially seasoned meat loaf with their favorite taco toppings. - Diane Essinger, Findlay, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 pounds ground beef
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  • Optional toppings: sour cream, salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, sliced ripe olives

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Pat into a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Top with sour cream, salsa, cheese, lettuce and olives if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 279 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.