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Mexican Meatloaf

Course Main
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 10 -14 servings

Ingredients

For the meatloaf

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 2 ribs celery chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound Mexican chorizo removed from casing, crumbled
  • 2 poblano chiles roasted, peeled, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup bread crumbs

For the salsa

  • 2 15 ounce cans roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup onion. chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2-4 serrano or jalapeno peppers stems removed (optionally, remove the seeds too)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce minced, plus 1 tablespoon of the adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
  • Kosher salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion, carrots and celery and cook until just starting to soften, 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook another 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Transfer the vegetables to a large bowl. Add the ground beef, chorizo and the roasted poblano.
  • In a separate bowl combine the salt, pepper, cayenne, ketchup, and sour cream.
  • Add mix to the meat mixture. Add bread crumbs and mix everything together. Thoroughly. Using your hands. Don't be shy.
  • Spray x 9" x 13" pan with non-stick spray.
  • Add meat and form into a loaf.
  • Place into the oven and bake until the meat reaches 165 F, 60-90 minuets.
  • Remove from the oven and let rest 10 minutes before slicing. Serve topped with the salsa from below.

For the salsa

  • Add the canned tomatoes, onion, garlic, and serrano peppers to a blender and pulse until chunky.
  • Transfer to a skillet over medium heat and add the brown sugar, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce and mustard.
  • Simmer until thick then season with salt.