Mexican Meatloaf Salad
Preparation Time

1 Hour

Total Time

More than 1 Hour

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Mexican Meatloaf Salad

Ingredients:

MEATLOAF

2 teaspoons canola oil

¾ cup finely chopped onion

1 ½ pounds ground beef

1 egg

1 cup milk

1 cup dried breadcrumbs

1 (1.25-ounce) package Chi-Chi’s® Taco Seasoning Mix

Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

¼ cup ketchup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

SALAD

4 to 6 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves

1 ½ cups Chi-Chi’s® Cilantro Salsa

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 jalapeños, thinly sliced

1/3 cup thinly sliced onion rings

1/3 cup chipotle ranch dressing

½ cup crumbled queso fresco cheese

Preparation:

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook 5 minutes or until softened.
3. In large bowl, combine onion, ground beef, egg, milk, breadcrumbs, seasoning, salt and pepper. Press mixture into 8-inch log.
4. In small bowl, combine ketchup and brown sugar. Spread over meatloaf. Bake 1 hour or until cooked when tested. Let stand 20 minutes before cutting into ¾-inch thick slices.
5. Arrange lettuce on 4 individual plates. Top with meatloaf, salsa, black beans, jalapenos and onion. Drizzle with dressing.