Sweet and Salsy Meat Loaf
Give meat loaf a sassy Mexican twist with cinnamon, cocoa and salsa! 1 1/2 lb. meat loaf mix (beef, pork and veal) or lean ground beef 3/4 cup ProgressoŽ Plain Bread Crumbs 1 egg 1 cup Old El PasoŽ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa 1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El PasoŽ Chopped Green Chiles 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Instructions1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine meat loaf mix, bread crumbs and egg; mix well. 2. In medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Add 3/4 cup of the salsa mixture to meat mixture; mix well. In ungreased 1 1/2 or 2-quart casserole or 9x5-inch loaf pan, shape meat mixture into loaf. 3. Bake at 350°F. for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon remaining salsa mixture over top of loaf. Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer registers 160°F.