Bacon makes everything even better and comfort food is always the best thing to eat. This Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf is the ultimate keto meatloaf recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
Meatloaf is a popular comfort food for many, it is easy to make, inexpensive and tastes great. We love our keto meatloaf but wanted to take this low carb comfort food up a notch and created the perfect low carb bacon wrapped meatloaf. My husband who is not normally a fan of meatloaf loves it when I make either of these keto meatloaf recipes.
Low Carb Comfort Food Recipes
- Keto Chicken Parmesan
- Low Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
- Keto Shepherd’s Pie
- Low Carb French Onion Soup
- Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast
- Keto Chicken Pot Pie
Is meatloaf keto friendly?
Meatloaf is keto friendly as long as you use keto friendly ingredients, replacing traditional bread crumbs with parmesan cheese and almond flour like in this low carb meatloaf makes it perfectly keto friendly. This meatloaf also uses ketchup, so you will want to make sure you use a sugar free ketchup.
Can I use coconut flour in this recipe?
We use almond flour because we prefer it over coconut flour. However if you do not like using almond flour and prefer coconut flour you can use it. The proper ratio is 1/4 cup of coconut flour for 1 cup of almond flour. This recipe uses 1/2 cup almond flour so you will want to use 1/8 cup coconut flour.
What to Serve with Meatloaf
Before going low carb whenever I made meatloaf my go to sides were mashed potatoes, baked mac and cheese and steamed broccoli with butter. Quite easy to keep the same comfort food feel going now, I just make mashed cauliflower and cauliflower mac and cheese and the broccoli and everyone is still happy.
There are lots of other side dishes that go well with keto meatloaf, sometimes I change things up and make keto green bean casserole, low carb stuffed mushrooms, Keto Caesar salad or Lemon Roasted asparagus.
How do You Keep meatloaf from falling apart?
When you are making this keto bacon wrapped meatloaf the eggs and almond flour are what binds everything together keeping the meatloaf from falling apart. The bacon in this meatloaf recipe also helps hold the meatloaf together.
Can I make this ahead of time?
You can easily make this meatloaf recipe without bread crumbs ahead of time to make meal planning easier. You can easily make this ahead of time and then reheat it for dinner or for left overs.
How to Freeze Meatloaf
If you are going to freeze this easy meatloaf recipe then you will want to first pick if you want to freeze it before or after cooking. You can also double this recipe and then cook one for dinner and freeze the second on to enjoy later.
How to freeze uncooked meatloaf. Follow the directions until you get to the cooking step. Wrap the meatloaf up using plastic wrap and tin foil tightly. Then place in a freezer bag and store in the freezer. When it is time to cook the meatloaf allow it to thaw in the fridge, and bake in the oven.
How to freeze uncooked meatloaf. Cook the meatloaf and allow to cool completely. Once cool you can wrap in individual servings or whole. Wrap the meatloaf up using plastic wrap and tin foil tightly. Then place in a freezer bag and store in the freezer.
How do you know when meatloaf is done?
The best way to know your meatloaf is done is by using a meat thermometer and the internal temperature reaches 160F.
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1/2 green pepper, chopped
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 10 slices bacon
- 1/4 cup ketchup
How to make Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
In a small bowl combine the almond flour, cheese, and Italian seasoning together.
In a large bowl combine the beef, onion, green pepper, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, pepper, salt, and almond flour mixture. Mix until well combined.
Line a sheet pan with foil. place the meat on the sheet pan and form the mixture into a loaf shape. Brush the ketchup over the meat.
Wrap the bacon around the loaf tucking the ends underneath.
Bake for 45-55 minutes until it reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.
Easy Low Carb Dinner Recipes
- Keto Shepherd’s pie
- Blackened Tilapia
- Ninja Food Pot Roast
- Crustless pizza
- Pizza stuffed chicken
- Mozzarella Chicken
- Baked Italian Chicken
- Cheddar Ranch Chicken
Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
- Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
- In a small bowl combine the almond flour, cheese, and Italian seasoning together.
- In a large bowl combine the beef, onion, green pepper, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, pepper, salt, and almond flour mixture. Mix until well combined.
- Line a sheet pan with foil. place the meat on the sheet pan and form the mixture into a loaf shape. Brush the ketchup over the meat.
- Wrap the bacon around the loaf tucking the ends underneath.
- Bake for 45-55 minutes until it reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.