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Easy Paleo Meatloaf

By Jason Fung, MD

Easy Paleo Meatloaf

If you don’t know much about the paleo diet, meatloaf feels like the one thing you can eat—because, well, meat. But there are several ingredients in traditional meatloaf that aren’t paleo-friendly (looking at you, breadcrumbs), so we rejiggered our classic meatloaf recipe, adapting it to become paleo friendly. Recipe from Delish
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 525 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos divided
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • pinch cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and grease with cooking spray. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, 5 minutes.
  • Season with oregano and salt and pepper. Let cool slightly.
  • In a large bowl, mix together beef, almond flour, eggs, 1 tablespoon coconut aminos, and onion mixture and season with salt and pepper. Press beef mixture into prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together tomato paste, vinegar, remaining 1 tablespoon coconut aminos, garlic powder, mustard powder, and cayenne. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Brush mixture all over meatloaf.
  • Bake until meatloaf is cooked though and internal temperature reaches 155°, 1 hour. Let cool 15 minutes before removing from pan and serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Paleo Meatloaf
Amount per Serving
Calories
525
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
41
g
63
%
Saturated Fat
 
13
g
81
%
Cholesterol
 
169
mg
56
%
Sodium
 
325
mg
14
%
Potassium
 
565
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
31
g
62
%
Vitamin A
 
256
IU
5
%
Vitamin C
 
4
mg
5
%
Calcium
 
68
mg
7
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Mediterranean
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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