Smoky Chipotle Meat Loaf

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Smoky Chipotle Meat Loaf

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    1/3 cup barbecue sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    2 canned chipotle chiles, seeded 2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from canned chiles) 1 small onion, finely minced
    2 large eggs 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 cup quick-cooking oats
    1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons ketchup


    Prep: 15 min Total:
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

    • 2

      Combine barbecue sauce, chipotles, adobo sauce, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper in a food processor and process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and add garlic, onion, beef and oats. Mix gently but thoroughly with your hands. Lightly pack mixture into loaf pan.

    • 3

      Bake for 45 minutes. Carefully spread ketchup on top; bake for 10 minutes longer, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center reaches 160°F. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes; serve.


    • Cost per serving: $1.18
    • Make it unplugged. If you don’t have a food processor, whisk the first 7 ingredients together vigorously. Be sure to finely chop the chipotles.
    • Enjoy leftovers. Turn extra meat loaf into a hearty lunch by making it into sandwiches. Put slices on whole-grain bread or rolls.

    nutritional information

    3 g
    16 g
    Saturated Fat:
    6 g
    18 g
    21 g
    354 mg
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