I’ve had many requests for a meatloaf recipe, so last week I decided it was time to start working on a Keto/Low Carb Meatloaf. I knew my kids would be excited because meatloaf is one of their favorites. I started by looking at the ingredients in my BBQ Mozzarella Meatballs then I made several changes to the recipe to make it a meatloaf. I used 2.5 lbs of 80/20 ground beef so that we would have enough for leftovers for lunch. My favorite part of meatloaf before starting Keto was the ketchup topping with brown sugar and vinegar. Since regular ketchup and brown sugar aren’t keto friendly, I decided to use a sugar-free bbq sauce instead. For me, this was a simple solution. If you prefer not to eat bottled sugar-free sauce, I’m sure you could find homemade versions on Pinterest. This is where I choose my battles. I understand there may be a homemade healthier option for the meatloaf topping such as homemade low carb ketchup or homemade low carb BBQ sauce, but I have to create a lifestyle that is sustainable for my family and me in the long term. What that looks like for my family are simple, easy family-friendly recipes that don’t require a lot of time in the kitchen or specialty ingredients. And, the occasional bottled sauce hasn’t stalled me thus far. But, choose what is best for you. This Keto/Low Carb Meatloaf is easy to make, and it tastes fantastic! The BBQ sauce is exactly what it needed to make it over the top delicious!
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In a large bowl combine ground beef, onions, and green peppers.
Add eggs to mixture.
Add coconut flour to bowl.
Add grated parmesan cheese to all the other ingredients and mix. I used this Chop and Mix tool, and it made it so much easier. It is also fantastic for browning ground beef and sausage or shredding chicken quickly.
Finally, I added a tad bit more moisture then I mixed all the ingredients well.
I don’t like to touch raw meat, so I used parchment paper to help form a loaf. I divided the loaf in half so that it would cook quicker and all the way through.
This way it will cook faster and all the way through. I poured sugar-free BBQ sauce on top and popped the Keto Meatloaf in the oven for approx 1 hour and 15 minutes. I do like mine very well done so you may want to remove from the oven a little earlier. Also, time will vary depending on the thickness of meatloaf.
Yummmmmm!!! It turned out amazing!
- 2.5 lb 80/20 Ground Beef
- 1/2 cup diced green peppers
- 1/2 cup diced onions
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
- 2 tbsp Braggs Aminos (may sub coconut aminos)
- 2 tbsp sugar free BBQ Sauce
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
- 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/2 cup sugar-free BBQ sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Shape into two loaves and place in a greased pan or cover pan with parchment paper.
Pour the sugar-free BBQ sauce on top of the meatloaf.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done. Bake time can vary depending on how thick you shape your meatloaf.