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Mexican Meat Loaf

 Mexican Meat Loaf
"I love to experiment with all kinds of recipes," relates Debra Jane Webb of Muskogee, Oklahoma. A dash of chili powder gives her meat loaf fun Mexican flavor that's complemented by zesty picante sauce poured over the top.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) picante sauce

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Add beef and
  • mix well. Pat into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or a meat thermometer reaches
  • 160°. Top with warm picante sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 280 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 144 mg cholesterol, 689 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.