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Mexican Meatloaf

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This jelly-roll approach to making meatloaf is really easy and tasty, especially when filled with your favorite cheese and sauces. This Mexican variety includes refried beans and tortillas to make it somewhat of a meatloaf burrito!"
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1 h 10 m servings 488
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix thoroughly the ground beef and taco seasoning; set aside. In a medium saucepan, heat the refried beans over medium low heat until they are completely heated through.
  3. Place the ground beef mixture on a large piece of foil. Press the mixture into an approximately 1 inch thick square shape. Spread the refried beans evenly over the top of the flattened beef. Layer the flour tortillas on top of the refried beans, trimming the edges to fit the square. Layer tortillas with salsa and Cheddar cheese, staying 1/2 to 1 inch away from edges of the square.
  4. Gently roll the layered beef into a Swiss roll shape, pressing and compacting the loaf as you go. Pinch and seal the edges. Wrap in the foil and seal.
  5. Bake in preheated oven 40 to 45 minutes, or until no longer pink in the center. Cut loaf in half to test for doneness, if necessary.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 488 calories; 28.8 27 27.8 99 886 Full nutrition

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Daughter Ashley is giving this a five because she said it was the best meatloaf I ever made! The girls and I are mexican food freaks, so I'd have to agree with her. (Mick, you've gotta try this)...

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I'm sorry to be the downer here, but we didn't like this recipe at all. I think maybe I mixed the meat mixture too much but it was hard to handle raw and very tough after it was cooked. The in...

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Daughter Ashley is giving this a five because she said it was the best meatloaf I ever made! The girls and I are mexican food freaks, so I'd have to agree with her. (Mick, you've gotta try this)...

After trying this recipe I couldn't believe it wasn't rated and put in the hall of fame for the best meatloaf! I followed the recipe exactly and it came out perfect. This is now my family's favo...

This is a great recipe. I add some salsa to the refried beans as well as cheese as I am heating it. To make the rolling easier I lay this out on wax paper then pull the edges up and use a spat...

My husband and I both liked the taste of this, but I think the procedure needs tweaking. I found the layers slid as I tried to roll it, and it didn't turn out very pretty. I had the foresight ...

This was good but if using salsa, use a thicker type or drain some of the liquid. I also spread chipotle pepper paste on top for more spice.

Hands down, the BEST meatloaf recipe out there. This will please even the meatloaf haters! The only downside to this recipe is that it is a little difficult to roll, otherwise, dynamite! Keep e...

My daughter loves this recipe, and she's picky! We use the hard taco shells or nachos inside the meatloaf because that's what she likes, and it turns out really good. Tried it with jalapeno's, o...

All I have to say is "WOW!" This was a great variation of a classic...full of flavor and easy to make. My kids and husband couldn't get enough and keep talking about how yummy this was. Thanks ...

My husband and I were nervous when it came out of the oven, but it was delicious. It was tough to roll the loaf, but worth the trouble.