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Meat Loaf with Chayote

Meatloaf with Chayote brings traditional meatloaf recipe to a higher level. Chayote gives ahealthy kick with it's mild taste.

Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Meat Loaf with Chayote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 meat loaf


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil for the baking dish
  • 1 lb minced meat (half beef and half pork )
  • 1 cup Chayote, finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp Mirepoix seasoning
  • 4 Tbsp bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Fresh parsley leaves, chopped, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  2. Combine all the ingredients in medium sized bowl and leave aside to rest.

  3. Put oil into the baking dish.

  4. On clean working surface, using your wet hands, form a meatloaf and transfer into the baking dish.

  5. Bake for 50 minutes or until golden crusty on the top.