Jalapeno Popper Meatloaf

“This was an adaptation that I made from "Jalapeno Popper Burgers" because it looked SO good, but grilling was out of the question today. It also sounded like (and ended up being) a great alternative to traditional mexican recipes! I included the healtheir versions of most ingerdients, but of course, you can be as indulgent as you like! It may be important for you to know that the globby deleciousness of the cream cheese goes away when it's cooked, but the tasty flavor of the appetizer stays.”
1 loaf

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces light cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons onion flakes
  • 3 tablespoons diced jalapenos (more or less, depending on taste)
  • 1 12 lbs ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package onion soup mix
  • 1 sleeve low-fat Ritz crackers, crushed to a breadcrumb consistency
  • 13 cup ketchup


  1. If needed, place the cream cheese in a bowl and soften it in the microwave wtih 10-15 second increments.
  2. Combine: cream cheese, chili powder, cumin, onion flakes, and jalepeno.
  3. Add cream cheese mixture to the ground turkey and combine.
  4. Add: eggs, onion soup mix, cracker crumbs, and ketchup and mix to a uniform consistency.
  5. Place in a loaf pan and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, or until done.

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