Southwestern Meat Loaf and Baked Potatoes

Southwestern Meat Loaf and Baked Potatoes


"To prepare the meat loaf in advance, shape the ground beef mixture into a loaf, wrap in plastic wrap, and freeze. Thaw overnight in refrigerator; bake as directed below."


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Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Shape meat mixture into a 9 x 4-inch loaf on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Brush ketchup over meat loaf. Arrange potatoes around meat loaf on broiler pan.
  3. Bake at 375degrees for 50 minutes. Let meat loaf stand 10 minutes before slicing. Split potatoes in half lengthwise; top with sour cream. Sprinkle with chives, if desired.
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  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light(R) magazine. All rights reserved.
  • CALORIES 411 (18% from fat); FAT 8.2g (sat 2.7g, mono 3.2g, poly 0.7g); PROTEIN 34.2g; CARB 50.7g; FIBER 5.6g; CHOL 70mg; IRON 6.1mg; SODIUM 640mg; CALC 59
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  1. 8 Ratings


This recipe is incredibly quick and simple to make. But it tasted awful - neither my child nor my mother would touch it. It was too spicy.

The meatloaf was not bad, but it isn't a recipe that I will keep in my recipe box. I have had other meat loaves that have been much better. Very easy to make, like most meatloafs, my son liked i...

The cilantro could be omitted, as it's very strong, and I added extra potatoes to make this low-fat but more filling. The loaf holds it's shape, much to my surprise, and even the picky eaters a...

This meatloaf didn't turn out as moist as other meatloafs I have made. The flavor was good and my husband really enjoyed it. I enjoyed the corn in it. I omitted the cilantro.

Finally, a meal my husband raves about! I loved the addition of corn to the meatloaf, though it made it harder to get the meat to stick together in a loaf shape.

My family loved this meatloaf. I used crackers crumbled instead of the oats and cut back on the chili powder a little. My 7 year old loved it and asked for more three times!! I will keep this...