Spicy Meatloaf

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
65 min
Recipe Details
  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pound(s) uncooked 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 cup(s) uncooked rolled oats
  • 1 medium uncooked onion(s), finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 oz canned green chili peppers, mild or spicy, diced
  • 1 large egg(s)
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 8 oz canned tomato sauce, divided
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine all ingredients, except half of tomato sauce, in a large mixing bowl; set remaining tomato sauce aside. Spoon meatloaf mixture into prepared pan and smooth top.
  3. Bake for 60 minutes; spoon remaining sauce over meatloaf and cook 5 minutes more. Slice into eight pieces. Yields 1 piece per serving.
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