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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 large 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 lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 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 thermometer reads 160°. Top with sour cream, salsa, cheese, lettuce and olives if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf

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HBcook User ID: 2966570 253400
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2016

"I made half this recipe and it is really good. I baked it in the convection oven at 325 dergrees for about 50 minutes, 45 would be perfect. I served with all the toppings and that made it! I served a side of refried beans which was perfect, maybe some spanish rice or corn next time........."

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SOSprouse User ID: 8337043 242594
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2016

"This was a huge twist to Taco Tuesday at our home! My father is not a fan of tacos, but loves meatloaf, so when I made this he enjoyed it so much he asked for seconds! Very creative! The only thing I did different was to add a chopped onion to the mix. Will definitely fix this more often!"

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Kathyjordan User ID: 6897948 224916
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2015

"The concept seemed good, but didn't go over in my house."

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Judyjawor User ID: 7794694 222148
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2015

"I liked it very much. My husband felt it could be more moist. I uses 90% lean hamburger. Maybe I should get hamburger with a little more fat next time. It has a wonderful flavor"

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 221100
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"This is a great twist on meatloaf! I made into smaller "slider" patties. Delicious!"

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mindysmama User ID: 6929696 221098
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"Punky 4640 How long do you bake it. Thanks"

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punky4640 User ID: 7481303 221092
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"I have used this recipe for over four years and was surprised to see it. Mine is in a baking dish and done in oven. Grandkids love it and say its as good as taco's. Easier to."

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punky4640 User ID: 7481303 221091
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"I have used this recipe for over four years and was surprised to see it. Mine is in a baking dish and done in oven. Grandkids love it and say its as good as taco's. Easier to."

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kat83 User ID: 2934264 29066
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"Pleasantly surprised! I love tacos and dont really care for meat loaf. This was really good, and will be better if I put it on shells or tortillas to."

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cleosings User ID: 2949713 43491
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2009

"This was a big hit with my family. And a big hit with me on a busy day when the temp was in the 90's I like the topping so much I used it again on Mexican rice. YUM! Thank you."

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steffik1 User ID: 3846327 203920
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2009

"This recipe was very good and easy to make. I added a few things to spice it up a bit more. Like cilantro and Jalapeno and then rolled it in a tortilla."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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