Southwestern Meatloaf Burgers

“This can be a make-ahead or right away recipe. Very fun and unique! If you like, modify the recipe to be just a traditional-sized meatloaf.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 14 lbs ground chuck
  • 14 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup minced scallion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 cup tomato chili sauce, plus
  • 3 tablespoons tomato chili sauce
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. n a large bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, scallions, garlic, 1/2 cup chili sauce, egg, chili powder, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Using your hands, mix just until combined.
  4. Divide beef into 4 equal portions; form each portion into a patty, about 1.5 inches thick.
  5. At this point, you may choose to cover each patty with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight; if not, go onto the next step.
  6. Transfer patties to rimmed baking sheet.
  7. Bake until brownmed, about 15 minute.
  8. Brush tops and sides of patties with remaining chili sauce.
  9. Return to oven , cook 5-10 minutes more.
  10. Serve with jalapeno slices and warm tortillas, if desired.

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