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Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8 hours


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
Our children think there are three basic food groups—pizza, tacos and burgers! They like to doctor up slices of this specially seasoned meat loaf with their favorite taco toppings. —Diane Essinger, Findlay, Ohio
Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, sliced ripe olives


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Pat into a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°. Top with sour cream, salsa, cheese, lettuce and olives if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 279 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

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