Mini Mexican Slow Cooker Meatloaves

Mini Mexican Slow Cooker Meatloaves
Total Time
2 Hrs, 10 Mins
Serving Size
1 meatloaf


These individual meatloaves are seasoned with all the best Mexican flavors. Cooking in the slow cooker makes them moist and juicy.

Total Time

Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
1 Hr, 50 Mins
Total Time
2 Hrs, 10 Mins


540 cal
Total Fat
32 g
Saturated Fat
10 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
11 g
Monounsaturated Fat
8.581 g
170 mg
990 mg
15 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Total Sugars
4 g
41 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
210 mg
4 mg
520 mg


  • 1 cup prepared salsa

  • 3/4 cup chopped California walnuts, divided

  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican 4 cheese blend, divided

  • 1/2 cup crushed salsa verde, guacamole, nacho, or ranch flavored tortilla chips

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium chili and lime Mexican seasoning blend

  • 1 lb. very lean ground beef *

  • 1 (4-oz.) can diced green chiles

  • 1 egg

  • Additional salsa, diced avocado and fresh cilantro (optional toppings)


  1. Place salsa in the bottom of a large slow cooker.

  2. Place 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/2 cup cheese, tortilla chips, onion, seasoning, ground beef, chiles and egg in a large bowl. Mix well with your hands, then shape into 4 equal balls.

  3. Place 1 tablespoon of the remaining walnuts in the palm of your hand and place 1 meatloaf on top, pressing walnuts into the surface. Repeat with remaining walnuts and meat. Place walnut side up in slow cooker.

  4. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 1/2 hours or on LOW for 3 hours. Top with equal amounts of cheese; cover and let stand for 5 minutes more to melt.

    Serve with any desired toppings.

  5. *May substitute extra lean ground chicken or turkey