Jalapeno Cheese Meatloaf

Jalapeno cheese Meatloaf

 Served up with sides!
Served up with sides!
Yum! oh! But let rest 5 min.
Yum! oh! But let rest 5 min.
 Oven preheated to 350, let's fire this bad boy up!
Oven preheated to 350, let's fire this bad boy up!
 At 20 min. and 45 min. drain off the fat!
At 20 min. and 45 min. drain off the fat!
 As a diet meal served up on a re-used Marie Calender's plate, it only has about 450 calories. Cut loaf into 9 servings. Can be vacuum sealed and froze.
As a diet meal served up on a re-used Marie Calender's plate, it only has about 450 calories. Cut loaf into 9 servings. Can be vacuum sealed and froze.

Not your Mama's meatloaf!

This isn't your Mama's meatloaf (that is unless her name is Maria or Lupe)! It's much better! You be the judge!

The Ingredients

1 and a half tbs. olive oil ( or cooking oil).

1 large onion chopped

three quarter cup chopped sliced mushrooms ( or 4 oz. canned mushrooms).

half tbs. minced garlic ( or a quarter tbs. garlic powder.

half tsp. salt , half tsp.pepper.

1 cup of grated jalepeno cheese.( can use any cheese)

3 eggs

1tbs. chili powder

2lbs. ground beef

To be reserved for topping

2 tbs. salsa sauce

1 tbs. ketchup

1 quarter cup jalepeno cheese ( can use any cheese)

Cooking instructions

Put the olive oil in a preheated pan. Saute the onions, when they become almost transparent add the garlic. Then add in the mushrooms and cook until they have reduced down.,

When fully cooked remove the pan from the heat. Combine all off the remaining ingredients (except the topping ingredients) into a large mixing bowl, combine well. Add the onion mixture into the bowl mix in well.

In a 5 x 9 loaf panthat has been sprayed well with butter Pam add all of the ingredients from the mixing bowl, pat it down level and put into a 350 degree preheated oven for one hour or until done.

After about 20 minutes pull the loaf out and drain off the fat.

At the 45 minutes of cooking, pull it out again drain off the fat, mix the salsa and ketchup together and spread it over the top, with the back of a spoon. Top with the remaining cheese, and put it back in the oven for the remaining 15 minutes. When done remove and let rest 5 minutes.

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Plantain Casserole

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Chicken and Cheese Enchilada Casserole

Classic Cuban Sandwich & Black Bean Soup

Red Beans and Rice Puerto Rican Style

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Cuban Ham & Egg Melt Breakfast Sandwich

Spanish Rice & Refried Beans

Farmer's Breakfast Casserole

Super Quick Quesadillas

Jalapeno Cheese Meatloaf

Italian Breakfast Casserole

New Orleans Chowder

Cuban Style Pork & Potatoes

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Four Fast & Fun Mexican Desserts

Southwest Meatloaf

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