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Texas Meatloaf with Guacamole

The Ultimate Meatloaf Dinner Recipe

6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

1 hrs

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

Recipe author

Allyson Gofton

Take the family meatloaf to the next level with this combination of flavours popular in the southern states of the USA. Tabasco sauce, guacamole, potato wedges and a sweet peppery barbecue sauce, all combine to turn a routine meatloaf into an exciting family meal.

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Ingredients

Meat Loaf

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600g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 and 1/2 onions

finely diced

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2 bacon rashers

finely chopped

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1 cup brown rice

cooked

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2 tbsp parsley

chopped

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1 tbsp worcestershire sauce

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1/2 cup tomato sauce

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2 eggs

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1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Texan-style guacamole

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2 avocado

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1 lime

Juice and rind

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1 tbsp Tabasco sauce

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1 tomato

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2 spring onions

finely chopped

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2 tbsp coriander

chopped

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1 green chilli

deseeded and finely chopped

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1/2 tsp paprika

Tangy barbecue sauce

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1/2 onions

finely diced

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1 tsp minced garlic clove

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3/4 cup tomato sauce

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1/2 cup red wine

If you don't have any red wine, substitute for water instead.

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1 tbsp white wine vinegar

If you don't have white wine vinegar, substitute for apple cider vinegar.

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1 tsp wholegrain mustard

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1 tsp chopped fresh thyme

Method

To Make Meat Loaf

Texan-Style Guacamole

Tangy Barbecue Sauce

1

Preheat the oven to 190°C. Line a shallow-sided baking tray with baking paper.

2

Pan-fry the onion and bacon in a dash of oil until soft, but not brown. Cool

3

Mix together the onion and bacon, mince, rice, parsley Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce or chutney and eggs.

4

Shape into a large loaf on a prepared baking tray.

5

Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.

6

Remove the meatloaf, sprinkle the cheese on top and return to the oven for a further 8-10 minutes or until cheese has melted.

7

Rest the meatloaf for 10 minutes before serving in thick slices with Tangy barbecue sauce, Texan style guacamole and potato wedges.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (341g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2002 (478)kJ

Protein

32.4g

Total Fat

24.5g

Saturated Fat

5.9g

Carbs

29.6g

Sugars

9.7g

Sodium

524mg

Iron*

5.4mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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