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Lighter Mexican Meatloaf Recipe

Lighter Mexican Meatloaf

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"This is a great combination of Mexican flavors with light ingredients. This is a great make-ahead meal. The meatloaf can be assembled the night before and topped with half of the enchilada sauce, then covered and refrigerated overnight. Throw it in the oven the next day for a quick and easy meal."

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Original recipe makes 1 meat loaf Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    55 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, ground chicken, black beans, corn, green chiles, salsa, taco seasoning, bread crumbs, and egg whites until thoroughly combined.
  3. Form the mixture into a loaf shape and place into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Pour half the enchilada sauce over the meatloaf.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and pour the remaining sauce over the loaf. Return to oven and cook until the meatloaf is no longer pink inside and the juices run clear, another 10 to 15 minutes. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the center of the meat loaf should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
  7. Slice and serve with pan sauce spooned over the slices.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 02, 2012

This was sooooo good, I did make alot of additions to this recipe though. I used the entire egg, also cut the recipe in 1/2 bc I only had1 lb of turkey. added cheese, put in 1/2 of the green ench sauce in the mix and topped the rest before putting in oven. small onion, garlic, rotel tomato sauce, cilantro, fresh thyme and oregano, canned mushrooms, and I used the homemade taco seasoning from this website as well. Really good, I cooked for about 1 hour at 350 and I had left overs from a family of 4. It was a huge loaf bc of all of the additions and it was sooo moist. I am def making this again! Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 27, 2012

Husband loved it, kids hated it, I thought it was ok. Don't think I would make again.


40 Ratings

Jan 30, 2012

This was one of the best dishes I have ever made from the internet. My whole family loved it!

May 20, 2012

Wonderful recipe!!! I did not change the recipe but I used better ingredients. I used Cuban style black beans from Trader Joe's. I used frozen fire roasted corn also from TJs. I used fresh Pico de Gallo from Fresh and Easy for the salsa and panko breadcrumbs.Used the whole can of green chiles-why waste them? Made two meatloaves and it would be easy to freeze one. Will make this again and again. Thanks!

Jan 07, 2014

1 lb turkey + 1/2 lb beef + 1/2 lb sausage = Yum! I omitted the green chiles, used 2 whole eggs, only 1/4c of bread crumbs, and sauced the top at beginning of baking only, put rest of sauce on table. It had plenty of flavor and moisture. I made these individual meat loaves in large (Demarle) muffin pan and regular size muffin pan as well (low carb version w/out corn or beans). Cheese and sour cream on the side. I'll make these for my family again.

Apr 21, 2013

Very good. Very moist. I followed the recipe as written. I had no issues with 'crumbling' as others have noted.

Aug 29, 2012

For a low fat, heart healthy recipe, this can't be beat. It is so very tasty. I followed the recipe exactly. I could not find enchilada sauce, so I swapped it for the bottle of taco sauce I had on hand. Thank you for sharing it JRS_cook.

Aug 13, 2012

This was a big hit at my house. I used all turkey burger, all 4 0z of chiles ( could have use more ) I also used Taco sauce as that is what I had on hand. This will be great for make ahead meals for the freezer...


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  • Calories
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.4 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 6.7 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 33.6 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 1312 mg
  • 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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