Sometimes, we create diet-specific recipes that are just as delicious (or even better) than the “classic” ones. Our bacon-wrapped meatloaf is a great example.
You are correct! Great keto-friendly dinner This is what it looks like Redesigned meatloaf This recipe will be a big hit with everyone, carb-eating or not. The bacon gives it a crunch and saltiness, while the almond flour acts like a perfect binder and soy sauce is a great addition. Let’s just say that it packs a punch in umami that meatloaf never had. You won’t even think about breadcrumbs or ketchup with all the amazing flavor.
We have top tips for making this super easy and delicious recipe. weeknight dinner .
Cheddar is not my favorite cheese. What is the best cheese I can use?
You can switch it up by using another hard cheese, such as Provolone or Swiss. Pepperjack can be used to give your meatloaf an extra kick.
Can I skip the soy sauce
Yes, we agree. don’t It is highly recommended. Soy sauce is a wonderful condiment that can add a great deal of flavor to any dish it’s used in. This adds tons to the umami in our meatloaf.
How can I tell if my meatloaf has been properly seasoned before baking it? I can’t taste it.
But you can! You don’t have to eat raw beef. You can fry a small amount of the meatloaf mixture in a skillet on the stove and then taste it. You can also microwave the raw beef mixture. We recommend it. This will allow you to make sure that it is seasoned to your taste.
Is it possible for my bacon to become crispy after my meatloaf has been cooked through?
You can cover your meatloaf in foil if your bacon browns too quickly. Make sure you remove the foil before you take out the meatloaf to ensure crispy bacon.
Delicious Keto Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
- Cooking spray
- 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 stalk celery, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. chili powder
- 2 lb. ground beef
- 1 c. shredded cheddar
- 1/2 c. almond flour
- 1/4 c. grated Parmesan
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 6 thin strips bacon
Preheat oven to 400°. Grease a medium baking dish with cooking spray. In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and celery and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, oregano, and chili powder and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Let mixture cool slightly.
In a large bowl, combine ground beef, vegetable mixture, cheese, almond flour, Parmesan, eggs, soy sauce, and season with salt and pepper. Shape into a large loaf in baking dish, then lay bacon slices on top.
Cook until bacon is crispy and beef is cooked through, about 1 hour. If bacon is cooking too quickly, cover dish with foil.