Chipotle Meatloaf

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 chipotle chile in adobo (freeze the rest for another use)

1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from the can of chipotle chiles)

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup oats

1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs

1/4 cup tomato sauce

2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 egg whites

1 pound ground beef

1 pound ground turkey

cooking spray


1/4 cup tomato sauce

1 tablespoon ketchup

1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Preheat oven to 350.

Saute chopped onion in a bit of olive oil or cooking spray.

Chop the chile.

In a large bowl, combine with onions, adobo sauce, and remaining meatloaf ingredients (through ground turkey).

Place meatloaf mixture in a 9x5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and brush over meatloaf.

Cover and bake 30 additional minutes.Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. (Serves 6)