STUFFED MEXICAN MEATLOAF
2 lb Ground Beef Chuck
8 oz (1 can) Tomato Sauce
1/2 c Taco Seasoning Mix PLUS
2 T Taco Seasoning Mix
1/3 c Chopped Green Pepper
1/3 c Finely Chopped Onion
1 1/2 ea Slices White Bread
1 ea Large Egg, Slightly Beaten
2 c Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 c Sour Cream
4 Cheddar Cheese Slices
4 Avocado Slices
4 Cherry Tomatoes
Combine ground beef, tomato sauce, taco seasoning mix, green pepper, onion,
bread crumbs and egg; mix thoroughly. Combine shredded cheese and sour
cream. Place half the meat mixture in 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/4-inch loaf
pan. Make deep well the length of loaf; place cheese mixture in well.
Place remaining meat mixture on top of cheese; seal well. Bake in
moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours. Pour off drippings.
Top meatloaf with overlapping cheese triangles. Let meatloaf stand 8 to
10 minutes. Place on serving platter and garnish with avocado slices;
place cherry tomato in center of each avocado slice.