Taco Meatloaf

Taco Meatloaf

Taco Meatloaf

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes


Try this Tex-Mex twist on meatloaf that uses taco seasoning and crushed taco shells. You could add shredded Pepper Jack cheese for an even tastier result!



  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
  • 1 egg
  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce, divided
  • 810 taco shells, crushed into pieces
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese


Combine the first 3 ingredients plus half of the tomato sauce in bowl; mix well. Mix in taco shells and cheese. Shape into a loaf in shallow baking pan, and pour remaining tomato sauce over the top. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until cooked through.

Keywords: meatloaf, taco meatloaf, ground beef, beef

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