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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 pounds ground chuck
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce, divided
  • 2 cups corn tortilla chips, crushed
  • 1 cup onions, finely chopped
  • 2 (4-ounce) cans diced green chiles
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Heat oven to 375.
  • Coat 2 loaf pans or a large, shallow baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix ground chuck with half the tomato sauce and all remaining ingredients. Divide meat mixture into
  • 2 parts; add to prepared loaf pans, or shape into loaves and add to prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 1 hour. Evenly pour reserved tomato sauce on loaves, and bake for 5 more minutes.
Note: A neighbor across the pond shared this recipe. I’ve added a few more spices to suit my family’s tastes.
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