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Mexican Meatloaf Recipe with Chorizo Queso

Leave your old boring meatloaf recipe at home and make this tasty Mexican Meatloaf Recipe with Chorizo Queso!
Course dinner, Main
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 1186kcal


For the Queso:

  • 1 pound of loose chorizo sausage
  • 1 pound of pasteurized prepared cheese product cut into 1” chunks
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese cut into 1” chunks
  • 10 ounce can of Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies

For the Meatloaf:

  • ½ loaf of French bread submerged in water
  • ½ small diced yellow onion
  • ½ seeded and small diced red bell pepper
  • ½ seeded and small diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 16 ounce can of drained black beans
  • 1 finely minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 pounds of ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 16 strips of bacon
  • ¼ cup of sliced green onions for garnish
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • For the Queso: In a small pot on medium heat add in the chorizo and cook until all of the pink is gone, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Next, add in the cheeses and Ro*Tel® and cook over low heat until the cheese is melted. Keep warm.
  • For the Meatloaf: Squeeze all of the liquid out of the French bread and add it to a large bowl with the onion, peppers, black beans, chipotle peppers, ground beef, eggs, salt and pepper and thoroughly mix together.
  • Next, line 4 mini loaf pans with 4 strips of bacon each and evenly fill each pan with the meatloaf mixture.
  • Fold the remaining bacon over the meatloaf and bake in the oven on 375° for 45 minutes or until the bacon is crispy brown on top.
  • Remove the meatloaves from the pan, slice and serve 2 to 3 tablespoons of the queso sauce over top. Garnish with sliced green onions.


Calories: 1186kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 87g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 1638mg | Potassium: 1063mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 19.9mg | Calcium: 498mg | Iron: 6.5mg