Bacon Chorizo Chipotle Smothered Meatloaf
I’m in a major funk here. And I’m not one to be in a constant funk. I go through these probably 2-3 times per year. I’ll hit this weird stage where people aggravate me more than usual, my recipes start to fail, and I don’t really want to do anything. I even get annoyed while driving. And I usually don’t get annoyed because I just think people are dumb so I ignore them and drive the speed limit. But my aggravation is getting the best of me. I get frustrated constantly reading mean comments on social media and I kind of go into attack mode. I’m not one to attack people, I just usually kill them with kindness (you know, the passive aggressive way) but when people become rude over social media, I pretty much want to claw their eyes out. There, I said it.
BUT, I won’t do that. I’ll get over my funk at some point. Maybe it’s because I have to give the government half my hard earned savings. That’s always a ball buster. If I had balls. Damn taxes. Or maybe it’s because it’s not summer yet. Summer makes everything better. Either way, I still have to pay the government and I still love living in Colorado where it sometimes snows in May, so I just need to pull my wedgie out of my butt and go get an ice cream cone. People with ice cream cones always look like they really enjoy life. Yep, I need an ice cream cone.
Ok, so I’m done with negativity. DONE WITH IT. You know why?? Because I have a new cookbook coming out soon and George and I just decided on a different cookbook cover so I’m officially excited. With the book cover being done, there are only a few more feedback steps we have to do before the book goes into the printer on April 1st. Pretty exciting! That means we will have it in our hands in the next month and people will have their preorders come June 10th. Did you preorder your cookbook yet??
Speaking of the cookbook, did you sign up for our giveaway yet?? It’s to win a trip to San Diego for you and a friend to cook with George and I and play in the warm, sunny city! Come play with us!Print
Bacon Chorizo Chipotle Smothered Meatloaf
- Yield: 4-6 1x
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound ground chorizo
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 1 cup chopped button mushrooms
- 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
- 1/4 white onion, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/2 pound bacon
- 2–3 tablespoons Sir Kensington’s Chipotle Mayo or homemade chipotle mayo
- chopped green onions, to garnish
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Place all ingredients, except for the bacon, mayo and green onions, in a large bowl and mix well with your hands until combined.
- Put all the mixture into a 9×5 baking dish. Cut the bacon strips in half so they fit across the baking dish perfectly. Layer the bacon down the baking dish, overlapping the bacon slightly and covering all the meat mixture. Tuck the sides of the bacon in so they don’t turn up while they bake.
- Place in oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Then turn on broiler and cook for less than 5 minutes, just to brown the bacon a little more. Keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t burn.
- Garnish with chipotle mayo and green onions.
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136 thoughts on “Bacon Chorizo Chipotle Smothered Meatloaf”
This looks incredible — I feel like if I was in a funk, I would totally just fry up all that bacon, dip it in that chipotle mayo, and call it a day. I’m impressed with the fact that you made a meatloaf 😀
Thanks for sharing!
I have a question about the chipotle mayo; When I make the mayo if I don’t have chipotle adobo sauce can I just use chipotle powder?
I made the mayo and then seasoned it with smoked paprika and cayenne pepper because I couldn’t find the adobo sauce either!
Thanks for the tip Erica!!
Dude, I have to give Uncle Sam boats loads this year too. And I am sorry about the negativity, I am not on social media because of it – so props to you because it is hard to drown it out sometimes. But I think your blog is awesome, I look forward to reading it everyday.
This meatloaf is going to go over BIG in my house. Like if we hadn’t just gotten married, my husband would propose again kind of big. How’s that for social media POSitivity?
On a misanthropy-related note, I just started reading “This Will Make You Smarter.” Some of the essays make me feel way better about humankind and its capacity for empathy and altruism — and I definitely need that reminder more often.
I love reading your blog and the fact that you aren’t super strict about being paleo, as someone who isn’t paleo but likes your blog and trying your recipes, I appreciate that you aren’t shoving it in my face that I should eat a certain way.
It amazes me how many people are SO mean through social media. There is ZERO benefit in life in being a bully.
This looks incredible! I have meatloaf already on my meal plan for later this week so now I’m pumped!! My family isn’t a huge fan of food that’s spicy but I could see myself making this and eating the whole thing myself haha they can just have a slab of hamburger meat.
Keep up the amazing work and don’t let the negativity bum you out! Remember that it’s the critics who have the loudest voices. There are lots of us “out there” that love you and what you do but forget to voice our thoughts too!
This looks great, Juli! Do you think it would also be tasty with ground turkey? I want to make it for a crowd and there are a few non-beef eaters. I feel like all the great veggies will help keep things moist – right?
i’m sure it would still be tasty, but the chorizo definitely gives it a zing
I could just die this looks so amazing!
I think a funk is in the air as I’m in one too – and it’s not taking much to set me off!
maybe this recipe will help cheer me up- that and an icecream cone!!
Sorry ugly people are macking on your skills – they’re just jelly… and dumb.
Thank you for all you do!! I started my paleo lifestyle January 6th of this year and if it wasn’t for your recipes along with other amazing bloggers, I don’t think I would have made it this long. I am a foodie and your recipes are ALL AMAZING!
Which Chipotle did you use for the picture!? cause that looks so YUM!
Love love the cover!!
Sorry in advance for my psychology kick here:
Sometimes I think those funk moods are just our mind/body’s way of saying “slow down.” Like, even if we don’t feel stressed out per se, we might actually BE stressed because of all that’s going on in our lives… And stress plays a huge role in all areas of life: mood/patience level, our perceived success at career/life, eating patterns, physical well-being, etc. It’s obviously easier said than done, but I am a big fan of down-time in my own life. I -CAN’T- keep going without it. I just have to turn into a little hermit for a bit, and then I can be back to my normal self.
Just my five cents worth! Hope you know how much your blog and recipes and personality are appreciated!!
First off – thank you for introducing me to Sir Kensington’s!! I found it in my local Whole Foods and I’m now completely obsessed (just finished the Chipotle flavor, got to try them all). The meatloaf looks INSANE (like all of your recipes). Honestly, some people just never seemed to learn the old saying, “if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” Some people suck….you are not one of these people. Keep doing what you’re doing, which is obviously what you love! These haters are probably just mad, sad and cranky b/c they are stuck with a sucky life and don’t have the balls to do anything about it so they waste their time online pooping on other people to make themselves feel better!! Keep up the super, duper, yummy work!!!!
I live in a resort town and we call the funk you’re in right now, “the marches”. It’s not quite spring and people are ready for winter to be over and want the tourists to leave! People start acting crazy around this time of year. They get rowdy and confrontational and just all around weird. The only way to combat it is to crossfit my butt off!
Love your blog and your recipes! You’re great!
Well, I just want to say that I couldn’t do Paleo if it wasn’t for you and your awesome recipes! Seriously, you’ve helped me make this a lifestyle change. Almost all of the meals I cook at home are from your blog and I cook a lot! So keep being awesome because your’e helping change lives! Will definitely be purchasing the cookbook by the way.
What is wrong with people? I have completely stopped using the word paleo in my everyday life- apparently it is everyone’s duty to say “IS THAT PALEO” every time I eat a piece of chocolate or have a whiskey sour. I don’t yell at you when you stuff your rude face with pizza and cookies and red bull so leave me alone!
Just find happiness in the fact that you will be doing dead lifts on their graves. Too far?
People have been rude to you lately! I can imagine its hard to ignore but that’s exactly what you need to do. Your blog is my favorite to read. I’ve been Paleo for about three years. What I cook at home is always Paleo but if I decide to go to dinner I eat what I want, it’s my business! Don’t change a thing (except for the funk) and keep the awesome recipes coming!
Maybe it’s just “funk” time. I’ve been in a funk since moving here to Denver because I don’t know anyone yet. I know I’ll get out of it eventually (as will you) but I hope it’s sooner than later…
Happy people don’t try to make other people unhappy. You must have a lot of unhappy people following you on social media, and really, their meanness is their issue. It must suck to have to deal with all of the mean comments, but based on the comments I read on this blog, there are many more people who think that you are awesome.
You are my favorite Paleo blogger. I love your authenticity, but unfortunately when you put yourself out there, you subject yourself to the haters, too.
I appreciate the time you spend blogging and posting FREE recipes. You don’t pretend to be perfect Paleo. You help a lot of people change over to a healthier lifestyle, and I think the fact that you aren’t perfect Paleo makes you more real and helps people who struggle with the transition.
People will always find something to complain about and something mean to say. I feel sorry for those people because they are probably miserable.
The rest of us think you’re the best
If I hadn’t already prepurchased the book, I would just from that cover. It looks fresh and I love the pics of food you guys chose.
I feel like I’m in the EXACT same state of mind and mood. I think it really is spring fever. I’m so sick of being stuck inside-I want to ride my bike, run around without my nose holes sticking shut because of subzero temps and bask in some sunshine.
haterz gonna hate- don’t let ’em get to you
I have a question about where most people in the Paleo community get their bacon from. In Ottawa, Canada everything I have found in the stores has several preservatives and always added sugar. Tips? Links? Much appreciated!
I use US Wellness Meats, there is a link on the right side of my blog for their website!
This recipe looks delightful! This is what I don’t get about these douchebags on social media sites.. If they don’t have anything nice to say about what you’re posting quit following for f*** sakes! People irritate me to no end. I on the other hand love all of your posts, paleo or not, who gives a shit. You are a human just like them, with free-will to do whatever you choose. So keep being you and tell these a**holes to stfu!
OMG I made this for dinner today and it was AMAZING. The smokiness of the bacon and chipotles and all the moisture from the vegetables makes this a total keeper. I’m sorry for your funk, but from me, thank you for another awesome recipe! I adore you like a friend. One who is younger than me. And funnier. And looks better in a bikini. Hmm…on second thought, maybe I should hate you from jealousy. 😉
Wait, you only feel that way about people 2 – 3 times a year? I feel that way at least once a month! The road rage thing made me laugh, cause I live in LA and scream at people every time I get in my car. Recipe looks good, for sure am going to try it!
Made your meat loaf,was super delicious! Bf loved it!quit entertaining the haters,all you need are those that love you,your kitchen,dates and almond butter happiness! 🙂
Made this for dinner tonight. Followed the recipe to the T except I forgot to get carrots 🙁 ….pulled it out of the oven and snuck a taste…OMG!!!! It’s delicious, frikkin heavenly. Chorizo, bacon….I’m going nuts right now because YES I get that excited about food. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe and all your others. I’ve made a few of your other recipes and I’m never disappointed. I’m pre-ordering your cookbook after I post this. Rock ON Juli!! You really put the OMG in paleOMG!
PS my Whole Foods only had regular Sir Kensington’s mayo but I may try a bit of Sriracha mayo…ok now I’m super excited! 🙂
What if I dont have almond flour?
you should get some!
I made this tonight for dinner and it was fantastic!
I made it without the spinach and I wrapped with bacon. I can’t wait to have it for breakfast tomorrow with a few poached eggs. Thank you for another great recipe!
this was seriously awesome. i had a bunch of ground bison so i used that instead. the spicy mayo and green onions on top of the crispy bacon was magical/sensual/orgasmic. ahhhh it was a godly experience.
I cant wait to make this for my fam bam!
Julie, just so you know I think you are amazing like your recipes. I’ve used them for some time to transition my twin sons and my 10 year old that has very bad eczma, or how ever you spell it.
I started paleo I found your blog a few months go & have been quietly stalking it…i’m not one to leave comments but this is by far my favourite.
You eat & cook & have the same sense of humor I have & I thoroughly enjoy everything you have to offer.
With regard to your internet trolls I’ve never understood the whole concept of sitting at your computer writing horrible things to other people…like seriously?? Do you actually have nothing better to do with your time? Do you realise that it’s an actual person you’re saying that to?
Anyway….keep doing what you’re doing 😉 it’s awesome.
Love from Australia!
ps. cooking this tonight! 😛
What if you can’t find ground chorizo?
you could use any other kind of ground meat, like ground beef, and just add a bunch of spices!
Just get links and cut the casings off.
Chorizo links-casings=ground chorizo.
I’m so making this tonight! But, I’m allergic to nuts, is the almond flour super nescessary? Have made your meatballs before and just skipped the almond flour and they still taste amazing, but I think it’s a bigger amount in this recipe, do you think it will be a disaster if I just leave it out? Or is it better to sub with coconut flour or will that taste weird? Thanks for the funniest blog ever !
I just HAD to tell you that I made this today and HOLY S!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s the best thing I’ve ever eaten. Which I say about all your recipes that I make. But really !!!!!!!!!
Made this for dinner this week.. so good!! One of the best paleo recipes I’ve made! Paired it with your acorn squash, too! Yummmm.
My fiance hates everything Paleo but i made this for dinner last night and I don’t think I’ve ever seen him enjoy a meal I’ve made this much before. It was delicious and I will definitely be making all my future mayo in an immersion blender, so simple!
Juli I just stopped by to say – I LOVE YOU! And I appreciate you so much! I have been following your blog for over a year now, and I just wanna say you make my life happier! Seriously, without sounding too creepy I wish I lived in Colorado so I could stop by your box and say hi. Although I can’t complain about my amazing Sun Diego! My folks at Crossfit La Jolla also say hi btw 🙂 (they’re pretty awesome) Hope you got over your funky mood because there are for sure way more people that appreciate you and your amazing work than people that don’t. And for all of those that don’t they can kiss me Brazilian arse! Lol. Big hugs and kisses to you my lovely!
This was so delicious! I made it to have for work the next few nights, but I had to taste it since I was salivating the entire time it was cooking.
I used leftover cilantro sauce from your southwest meatballs and just added some chipotle adobo sauce to it. By far my favorite paleo recipe! The bacon is what takes it over the edge! You are awesome!
I made this last night – AMAZING! I used hot italian sausage in place of the chorizo, and I made a Tabasco mayo instead of chipotle. This will def be in my regular rotation.
Omg this was amazing!! We doubled the recipe for 5 of us with some leftovers. We already are huge chicken salad fans with your chipotle mayo so that with bacon and meat could only have made greatness. You have again out done yourself!! Thank you for making us and our 3 boys happy!
So good! Had it for dinner plus leftovers in my eggs with kale and for lunch with some fried plantains. Super delish. Your recipes are simple and awesome!
I made this last week and it is now in the weekly rotation. SO GOOD. And that Chipotle Mayo!? WTF girl. Epic.
My husband just said that’s his favorite meatloaf ever!
I’m not a meatloaf person, but DAMN. This was amazing!!! Thanks so much, Juli!
What brand of chorizo do you buy? And where do you buy it? I love chorizo!
boulder sausage chorizo
Dude. I wanted to kill someone last week as well. The whole snow in April and paying the government all my money was a kick in the nuts for me too.
Made this last night and it was DELISH! Flavor was awesome and overall super satisfying. I love when food that is good for you, tastes good too- you seem to have many of those types of recipes up your sleeve 🙂 One question, my meatloaf came out kinda crumbly and super oily. Is there a trick to getting it solid like the pic? Maybe a different type of beef or chorizo? I used 85/15 grass fed ground beef and pork chorizo that was perhaps not the best quality. Any advice for how to make this better in the future are appreciated!
That beef is a bit more fatty than what I used so that could have been the issue. I believe I used 90%
Ok. You’re hilarious! When you’re in a funk, you should go back and read your own blog!
Forget the recipes- your content (aka: your thoughts) are so fun. I’m laughing the whole way through. (You have great recipes too, though ;))
recipe looks great!~ question…is the mayo really paleo?
the mayo i make is, the sir kensington’s has a little sugar in it so it’s up to you
Very excited to be making this for dinner tomorrow night! One question… Do you put the bacon on top raw or cook it first?
raw and you cook it with the meatloaf 🙂
Thanks, Juli! This was delish and got rave reviews from my husband and his buddy 🙂
I made this recipe last night…except I didnt have carrots so i used butternut squash…and I didnt have Spinach so i used Kale…haha….oh and I didnt have the mayo so I made my own katchup! it was all still really yummy! Thanks for the great recipe 🙂
Can coconut flour be substituted for almond flour?
i wouldn’t recommend it for this recipe
Do you have any recommendations on how to shave the calorie count?
1/6th of the recipe is almost 800 calories!
No clue. I don’t count calories
I’m TOTALLY making this post finals week. I’m surviving on eggs and cold chicken over here, I’m miserable. I need real food and a stress-relieving cooking sesh!!!
I’m having troulbe finding ground chorizo, where did you get yours?
i buy boulder chorizo sausage (it’s a brand)
I’ve always hated meatloaf… until now. I made this last night and it was amazing. My husband and son also loved it. I used a total of 2.6 lbs of meat and added in a little extra of the other ingredients and made it into 2 meatloaves. Perfect for leftovers at work today!
I don’t get the appeal of paleo other than its pseudoscience fad following. just like gluten. This may be ‘paleo’ lol but it is unhealthy as all hell. i must say it looks like it is damn delicious though
This was delicious. Thank you!!
Juli, your website is probably my absolute favorite when it comes to paleo recipes. This was delicious and even my four year old loved it. 🙂
When I have trouble sticking to Paleo, all it takes is a visit to your website.
Love your blog and everything I’ve made is amazing! This is an odd question but when you make the homemade mayo and use an egg, what makes it okay to eat it? I know raw eggs aren’t good for you, does the oil counteract it?
if you use good quality eggs, eggs that come from pastured chickens, you’ll be fine
Do you cover the baking dish with anything? Or just throw it in the oven?
Just throw it in the oven
OMG! This was SOOOOO good! I made this last night and it turned out GREAT! The only thing I did differently was add an egg to help hold everything together and I made a bacon weave on top (since I had extra bacon, why not?). Turned out amazing and everyone loved it! I will be making this again, thank you!
I made this without the bacon or the chipotle mayo, it still was amazing!! Thanks for your recipes.
I just popped this in the over… Its been cooking for 23 minutes so far and I just realized… I did not add the almond flour! Idiot… Well, cross your fingers it still comes out ok. HA! It smells great any way. Thanks for sharing, I will get it right the second time around.
We made this tonight for the first time, and it was delicious! Our kids even ate it, despite all the veggies. We left out the garlic though, as my wife is allergic. Still amazing!!
This is a fantastic recipe. SO tasty and SO easy to make. I made it after I made and ate dinner last night, so that I could have it for lunches this week. SO SO good.
Do you have more recipes like this? That are very easy to make and taste this good? I mean easy to make like throw everything into a dish and bake.
Definitely try the Pizza Spaghetti Pie! https://paleomg.com/almost-5-ingredient-pizza-spaghetti-pie/
I gave this recipe a whirl tonight because I had some chorizo in the freezer from my monthly meat delivery I didn’t know what to do with. I made a few changes: I skipped the mushrooms and spinach (increasing the chance that my children would eat it), added 2-3 TBS of worchestshire (it seemed a little crumbly without a liquid) and omitted the bacon and mayo topping (cutting down on the calories substantially). It was really flavorful and we all enjoyed it!
First of all, my meatloaf tasted amazing! Problem is that it didn’t hold its shape even a little bit. Without an egg as a binding agent, what’s holdjng this puppy into loaf form? Did I miss something? I’ll be finishing it as part of a hash of sorts. Which is just fine by me!
This was SO good, I don’t know how you come up with these recipes! My fiancé and I loved it. I shredded the carrots instead of chopping them and I think it helped hold it together. Thank you so much!
Anyone have the nutritional breakdown for this? Like protein/fat/carbs? My family loves this by the way!
This was AMAZING! My non paleo half loved it!! I can see this as a monthly meal for sure!
This is in my oven now! Eager to see how hubbie, who loves meatloaf, will feel about this one. It smelled divine when I was combining everything. Will defintely let you know…thanks for the recipes! Happy January! Winter of 2015 is here!
OMG! Girl, I’m sorry to hear that you were in a funk, but damn if you being in a funk produces a recipe like this….get funky more often!!!! This was unbelievable, hubby and I stopped ourselves to get a second helping, we were so full and knew one more bite would put us over the edge! It was easy to make and so yummy!!! Thanks!!!
Okay….this was freaking A-Mazing! I have made several of your recipes, but now I am in a Juli- wanna-be mode and making a new recipe every night! My five year old even ate this…without the mayo…she’s weird. Oh, and I took this to work as leftovers and shared with two other people who love new paleo recipes….then the rest of my donut-eating co-workers(I’m a cop) suddenly became interested in the aroma! Now, they want to try, but they make fun of me for eating healthy, so too bad for them! 🙂 This is the 2nd time I made this mayo this week and it works great in my Kitchen Aid stand mixer on the highest setting with the whisk attachment. Anyhow, you rock, this recipe rocks, and the mayo rocks….Thanks for being you and awesome!
I just found your website a few weeks ago and absolutely love it!!! This recipe was a big hit with my husband and 17 year old stepson. I rarely cook with chorizo but agree that it really makes the meatloaf pop! I forgot to put a drip pan under when cooking, so we had a huge mess but that got us to clean the oven 5 years too late lol. I love your Fashion Fridays and how you try and find similar steals for us at other stores. I love the affordable websites you introduced me too as well.
I made this last night and it is absolutely delicious. I didn’t have any almond flour so I used 1/2 cup of tapioca flour and it still turned out really well!
My husband has never been a lover of meatloaf, much to my dismay. I love it, and every time I’d make it, he’d turn his nose up to it. I was making this recipe tonight and when my husband found out it was meatloaf, he expressed his disappointment. I told him I was making it for me because I love meatloaf. When he tasted it he exclaimed, “this meatloaf is amazing!” Finally, after 11 years, I found a meatloaf recipe my husband (and I) love!
hahahaha that’s awesome! this is definitely a “man’s” meatloaf, so flavorful and filling! glad you both liked it!
“Oh my God honey, this is the best!”…”I’ve gotta say you’ve ever made”…”I could eat this a few time a week”…Those are just a few of my husbands comments after he dug in! Absolutely delicious!
This was fantastic, as are all of your recipes! We topped it off with some of your caramel coffee cake for a special Easter dessert. Thank you for all of the wonderful recipes you provide, my kids never complain about a new recipe when I tell them it’s from your site!
I really appreciate your tip on the immersion blender, too. I bought one today specifically to make this recipe. I will never make it in the food processor again!
so glad you like both recipes!! and that’s so damn cool to hear that kids like my recipes since I hated all food when i was younger! hope no recipe every disappoints!
I don’t have a 9 x 5 pan. I do have an 8.5 x 4.5 but don’t know if that would be too small? I don’t want to cook it and then have it run out over the edges into the oven. Do you know if the pan I have would work or be too small?
that should still work! maybe place it on a baking sheet just in case you get any bubble over
Do you bake it in a loaf pan, or do you just form a loaf on a baking dish?
a loaf pan keeps it formed together a little better
Did anyone else have an enormous amount of grease/fat in the pan afterward?
So good! So, so, so, SO GOOD! Served it with mashed sweet potato and the best part? The kids aged 7, 5 and 2 all have clean plates!
The meatloaf that I made, the almond flour was very visible. How do I avoid that from happening?
Some almond flour is more course than others. You could try sifting it to get a finer flour.
Can I use an egg instead of almond flour? I don’t have any almond flour and heading out to the store with 3 kids under 5 is a night mare.
I’ve made this several times and love, love, love it! The bacon really gives it a taste kick. Your blog makes me laugh and smile everytime I read it..and the recipes are amazing. Keep up the good work, girl!
Fantastic recipe. Very flavourful and timing was perfect. Still moist but also some nice crispy bits. I would not change a thing.
Per serving 750 calories, 11 carbs, 56 fat, 49 protein, 1584 sodium and 2 sugar. I’m sure if you bought better quality meat, the calories and fat would be lower than estimated by myfitnesspal.
Any tips on possibly doubling this recipe? I’m throwing a party that will be chock-full of crossfitters this friday down here in tha ‘sprangs. Love the site!
I would just double it and split it into two bread pans
This is the first recipe I tried off this site. YUM!! The best meatloaf I have every had and I would list Meatloaf as one of my favorite meals. Can’t wait to try more!
Its not like you need another glowing review of this recipe, But this was so delicious, easy and satisfying that I had to write. I got my meat from US Wellness meats; buffalo chorizo and beautiful grass fed beef. I threw everything in the food processor (I broke my hand) and added a secret from the cookbook Well Fed2. 1/4 cup water, 1teasppom cream of tartar and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Then mixed well, patted into pan and topped with clean bacon from the same company and baked. I made my own chipoltle mayo. Wow. So so so good!!!! Thanks for the terrific recipe. I found it in the best of Paleo 2014. Thanks for a great recipe!!!!!!
Has anyone Tried to freeze this one? I love it and want to make an extra for future use!
Hi! Looove this recipe and so does my SO. He requests this on a weekly basis!
We have been eating keto and I love that a lot of you’re recipes can be converted or altered a bit to be perfect. I usually leave out the mushrooms and replace the almond flour with ground pork rinds and this is ammaaazzinngggg!
dayuuuuuum you fancy! that sounds amazing!
Yes, yes, yes! Amaze-balls. I don’t think people say that anymore?!?! Doesn’t really matter since I’m sure no-one will read this 😉 My BF actually overlooked the fact there was spinach and carrots in the meatloaf – WIN!
woot woot! glad you liked it!!
I made this recipe before and absolutely loved it, but now my oven is broken and I’m craving it. Can I put this in a slow cooker? Any thoughts? I have a rack that fits into the slow cooker… Should I use it??
it’s worth trying!! haven’t done that myself, though, so i can’t say for sure
This recipe is a definite keeper!!! Almond flour is $19.99 a lb. where I live but you don’t need much and everything just came together perfectly, thank you!
glad you liked it, pamela!
I’ve made this before and it was wonderful and now thinking I could make two smaller ones out of same recipe. How long would you cook if making two?
not sure, i haven’t made smaller portions
Our new favorite, thanks! My first try was swimming in grease though so we took a page from Alton Brown and used the loaf pan to make the shape of the meatloaf then turned it out on to a raised metal grid on a parchment lined sheet pan to separate it from it’s drippings and it is perfect! So easy too and the kids love making it.
what a great idea, i’ll have to try that myself! thanks for telling me about that!
Hi love this Recipe. Just wondered if you had the nutritional value ( carbs fats ect.)handy to share thanks so much ❤️
i have no clue, but you could plug the recipe into a nutritional calculator online to find that out in minutes!!
This was delicious. But, I’ve never made a meatloaf actually in a loaf pan before this. I always hand formed and put it on a roasting pan. With this, all the juices and grease collected in the bottom, with some overflowing and causing a bit of smoke. When it was done cooking, we had to tilt the pan to pour out a lot of liquid. And all that moisture kept the meatloaf from holding together. Not sure where I went wrong. But again, it was DELICIOUS!! I will try again!
I NEVER write reviews of recipes, but this one was hands down the best meatloaf I’ve ever fixed in my life, so I had to compliment it. It’s going into my Favorites! I substituted Oat Flour for Almond Flour (I’m allergic to almonds) and used ground bison instead of ground beef (also allergic to beef). My husband could not compliment me enough on this dish and we scarfed it up!