Ana Quincoces - Skinny Latina Meatloaf Recipe

In a Nutshell
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins
Total Time 70 mins
What You’ll Make

This recipe is simple and easy for any home cook to replicate on their own. Meatloaf is an American cuisine staple, but this twist features a Latin flare. Learn how to make this flavorful dish.

Ingredients

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Meatloaf Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef (85% or 90% lean)
  • 1/2 lb ground honey ham (see notes)
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup Skinny Latina Marinade
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt or more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Glaze Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Skinny Latina Guava Fig or Mango Apricot BBQ Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

1

Line & Preheat

Line a 9”x5” loaf pan with parchment paper and preheat oven to 375°F.

2

Mix Ingredients

In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients for the meatloaf. Mix well to combine.

ingredients-for-meatloaf

3

Bake Meatloaf

Add meat to the loaf pan, gently press meat down and shape evenly and bake meatloaf at 375˚F for 40 minutes.

4

Sauce & Additional Baking

In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together for the sauce. Spread the sauce over the meatloaf then return to the oven and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes. Rest meatloaf 10 minutes before slicing. Drizzle with baking juices from the pan.

All the ingredients needed to make the glaze for the meatloaf

Notes

The ground ham makes a big difference in the final product so it is worth the extra step. I use honey ham from the deli or the prepackaged honey ham and pulse it in the food processor. You can also ask the butcher at the store to grind a ham steak from the meat department. You can freeze any leftover ground ham for an upcoming meatball recipe.

Equipment

Kitchen Tools

  • 9” x 5” Loaf Pan
  • Parchment Paper
  • Large Bowl
  • Small Bowl