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Tex-Mex Crock Pot Meatloaf Dinner

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“Dinner all in one pot. The meatloaf stays nice and moist by cooking it in the crock pot. I use picante sauce with medium-level heat in this. You can make it milder or hotter by using the appropriate heat level of picante sauce.”
8hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (15 ounce) cansspicy chili beans, undrained
  • 1 (11 ounce) can corn, undrained
  • 1 12 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 cup crushed corn chips (I use Fritos)
  • 23 cup picante sauce, divided
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 egg


  1. Combine beans and corn in a 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, corn chips, 1/3 cup picante sauce and egg.
  3. Mix well with hands and shape into a round flat loaf.
  4. Place loaf in the slow cooker on top of the beans and corn.
  5. Top with remaining 1/3 cup picante sauce.
  6. Cover and cook on low setting for 8-10 hours until beef is no longer pink.
  7. I use a meat thermometer stuck in the middle of the loaf to determine doneness.
  8. Place meatloaf on serving platter and cut into wedges. Serve with beans and corn mixture.

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