Sweet and Spicy Meatloaf

Sweet and Spicy Meatloaf


"This spicy meat loaf is not only super easy, it's also something that both kids and adults will love!! Take it from someone who has the world's pickiest family. You can either use the remaining barbeque sauce on top of the loaf before baking, or serve it on the side after the meal is cooked."

Ingredients 1 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 543 cals

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Original recipe yields 8 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 543 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 32.2 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 39g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 968 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix ground beef, eggs, onion, barbeque sauce, green bell pepper, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, Salsa Verde flavored tortilla chips and Worcestershire sauce. Shape into a loaf and place in an 11x7 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven 75 to 90 minutes, or until center of the loaf is no longer pink.
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  1. 9 Ratings

A cook in Houston

This was really good. To keep the meat from getting to wet drain the tomatoes first. I used hot bar-b-que sauce because we like things very spicy. I made the meat into six 4x2 loaves instead of one big loaf, they cook in about 25-30 minutes and each person gets their own. Also I made a well in the top of each one and filled with a mixture of sour cream and picante sauce and then topped with cheese during the last 5 minutes of cooking. The people in my house gave it a thumbs up.


My hubby enjoyed this meatloaf with a definite kick. It may be a little too spicy for very little kids, but older kids and teens will love it! It puts a nice twist on an old favorite. It does turn out moist, not dry. I used a sweet bbq sauce and that was a good contrast. Will use it again.


I had to decrease the size of the origianl recipe so that may have something to do with it, but the meatloaf before baking was very "wet", I had to add additional crushed taco chips and then when the meatloaf was done, it was terrible. It tasted like taco chips, you couldn't even taste the meat anymore. Would not use recipe again.