For more than 60 years,
a publication centered on life in Mississippi.
Today is June 18, 2021

Mexican Meatloaf

Main Dishes



1 ½ pounds ground meat
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
1 cup shredded cheese
1 small onion, diced
1 taco seasoning packet, low-sodium
2 eggs beaten
½ cup milk
¼ cup mild red taco sauce


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine beef, tortilla chips, cheese, onion and taco seasoning in a bowl. Whisk eggs, milk and taco sauce together in a separate bowl. Add to the meat mixture and mix well. Press mixture into a 9x5-inch loaf pan and top lightly with taco sauce or salsa. Bake in the preheated oven until internal temperature reaches 160F at the deepest point and browned on top, 45 to 60 minutes.


Rebecca Turner is an author, registered dietitian, radio host, television presenter and a certified specialist in sports dietetics with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A lifelong Mississippian, she lives in Brandon and has spent the last decade offering no-nonsense nutrition guidance that allows you to enjoy good health and good food. Her book, “Mind Over Fork,” challenges the way you think, not the way you eat. Find her on social media @RebeccaTurnerNutrition and online at This recipe was originally published in the May 2020 Issue of Today in Mississippi.

Site designed by Marketing Alliance, Inc.