• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This easy dinner combines delicious Mexican flavors into a moist meatloaf with a cheesy top. It is weeknight friendly, taking only 10 minutes to prep. Make it with ground turkey or ground beef for a gluten free, high protein dinner! It can be made as a freezer meal and leftovers heat up well.

    Ingredients

    • 2 lbs hamburger no more than 12% fat or ground turkey
    • ½ cup chopped onions - optional
    • 1 chopped bell pepper, your favorite color or 4 chopped jalapenos with or without seeds
    • 2 packages of taco seasoning (or what you usually use for 2 lbs of beef) – gluten free if desired
    • 2 cups of cookedMexican or white rice, not packed into the measuring cup
    • 4 eggs
    • ¾ cup salsa, I used Pace brand
    • 1-2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (or whatever cheese you love for tacos)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 218 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.81%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 25 mg 8.33%
    • Sodium: 691 mg 28.78%
    • Calcium: 253 mg 25.29%
    • Potassium: 499 mg 14.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.31%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 35.3%
    • Vitamin C 357.83%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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