Tex-Mex Meatloaf

You can use plain or flavored tortilla chips in this easy meatloaf as you’d like. If you don’t have a meat thermometer, bake until the juices run clear and the meatloaf is no longer pink in the center.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1⁄8 tsp. pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄4 cup salsa
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1⁄2 lb. pork sausage
  • 1⁄4 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. mustard
  • 1⁄2 tsp. Tabasco sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine crushed tortilla chips, chili powder, oregano, pepper, buttermilk, egg, salsa, and cilantro and mix well until blended.
  • Add beef and sausage to buttermilk mixture and mix gently using hands. Do not overwork! Shape into oval loaf and place on broiler pan. In small bowl, combine ketchup, mustard, and Tabasco sauce and spread over loaf.
  • Bake at 350°F for 55 to 65 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center registers 165°F. Remove from oven, cover with foil, and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.