45 minutesBatch Meal

Chipotle meatloaf with roasted root vegetables

Makes: enough for three meals
Makes: enough for three meals


  • ¾ cup golden raisins
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 1 ½ tbsp chipotle pepper and sauce
  • 6 sweet potatoes
  • 12 carrots
  • 3 lbs ground beef
  • 6 eggs
  • ⅓ cup minced garlic
  • 1 ½ cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ⅓ cup olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Mince golden raisins. In a medium bowl, combine ketchup and chipotle sauce (discarding the pepper). Scrub sweet potato and carrots and cut into 1-inch dice.

  2. In a bowl, combine ground beef, egg, garlic, panko, golden raisins, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic, chili powder, and salt. Mix with your hands until combined.

  3. Place a large piece of foil on a baking pan. Transfer ground beef mixture to the center of the foil and pat into 3 loaf (or loaves), about 12 inches by 5 inches each. Spread with chipotle ketchup.

  4. Place carrot and sweet potato on the other side of the pan; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Transfer to the oven and bake 25 minutes, until center of the meatloaf registers 165 degrees F and vegetables are tender.