Firemen’s Meat Loaf (Shelby Township, MI)

Ingredients
1 (6 ounce) package corn bread stuffing mix 2 eggs, beaten 1 (4 ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained 2 teaspoons garlic powder 3 pounds lean ground beef 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chilies 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup salsa

Directions
In a large bowl, prepare the corn bread stuffing according to package directions. Add eggs, mushrooms and garlic powder. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
Shape into a loaf in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 1-1/4 hours; drain. Top with chilies. Cover and bake 20 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F.
Sprinkle with cheese and top with salsa. Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.