Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Tex Mex Meatloaf

Ingredients:
1 lb ground beef *local, grass-fed if possible 
2 T ground flax seed *grind it in a coffee or spice grinder
1 carrot, shredded or grated * or throw in the food processor
1/2 zucchini, shredded or grated  * or throw in the food processor
1/2 yellow onion, finley chopped  * or throw in the food processor
1 garlic clove, crushed or mince
1/4 - 1 jalapeno or Serrano pepper, chopped *depending on your spice preference/ use glove to chop if you are not use to working with spicy peppers
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped  * or throw in the food processor
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp dried oregano
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
Place meat combination in preferred baking dish.
Bake for 30-40 minutes till beef is cooked to your liking.

Options: Make into meatballs or burgers instead.

Serve with salsa and guacamole in a large leaf of lettuce or cabbage. Yum!

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