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Keto Meatloaf Muffins Recipe {Cheesy!}

Keto Meatloaf Muffins make an easy, family-friendly, and freezer-friendly main dish!

closeup of keto meatloaf muffins on a white plate

I’m of the opinion that mini food tastes better than its full-sized counterpart. I don’t know why it seems to taste better, but it just does. (Anyone else?! Or am I just weird?! 🙂 ) That’s why I really love recipes like my Keto Mini Quiche Recipe, Keto Pancake Muffins, and these Keto Meatloaf Muffins!

These Keto Meatloaf Muffins are dressed in a glorious layer of cheese (Colby Jack, to be specific), but if cheesy meatloaf isn’t your thing, you can skip the cheese and go for the traditional meatloaf flavor. Whatever makes your tastebuds happy!

Why You’ll Love Keto Meatloaf Muffins

  • This recipe is ready in under an hour, making it ideal for those busy weeknights.
  • It uses simple ingredients you’ll likely have on hand.
  • These meatloaf muffins are great for meal prep and are freezer-friendly. (If you freeze them, you’ll want to wait on the cheese topping until later.)
  • Each serving (two muffins) contains only 3g net carbs.
  • This recipe is great for the holidays or any time you need a hearty meal.

Ingredients Needed to Make Easy Keto Meatloaf Muffins

Ingredient quantities for this keto meatloaf are located in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Ground beef (80/20)
  • Yellow onion
  • Celery
  • Eggs
  • Coconut flour – coconut flour is best in this recipe because it’s extremely absorbent, but you can use almond flour if that’s what you have on hand; see the recipe card at the end of the post for details
  • Spices and seasonings: Garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sugar-free tomato sauce
  • Fresh rosemary leaves – this will give you the best flavor, but you can use dried rosemary if that’s what you have on hand; see the recipe card at the end of the post for details
  • Shredded Colby Jack cheese

How to Make This Easy Keto Meatloaf Recipe {Quick Overview}

This is just a quick overview of some of the steps involved in making the low carb meatloaf muffins. For the recipe in detail, including exact measurements used at each step, scroll to the recipe card at the end of the post.

Gather all of your ingredients.

keto meatloaf ingredients spread out on a table

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except for the shredded cheese.

overhead view of bowl containing mixed keto meatloaf ingredients

Place mixture evenly into a muffin pan and place pan in the preheated oven.

overhead view of keto meatloaf muffins in a pan surrounded by ingredients

After the muffins are done baking, top them with the shredded cheese and add them back to the oven for another five minutes so the cheese can melt.

overhead view of cheese on keto meatloaf muffins in a pan

Serve and enjoy!

white plate containing two keto meatloaf muffins with cheese on top

How to Freeze Meatloaf Muffins

These muffins are great for keto meal prep! Follow the recipe except for adding the cheese on top. Instead, remove the muffins from the oven and allow them to cool completely.

Once they’ve cooled, you can place them into a freezer-friendly container or Ziploc bag. Store for up to three months.

Keto Holiday Recipes

These Keto Meatloaf Muffins are great for the holidays or any time you need a hearty meal. Here are more keto holiday recipes for you to try:

Nutrition Facts for Keto Meatloaf Muffins

Each serving (six servings of two muffins each) contains:

  • 446 calories
  • 35g fat
  • 27g protein
  • 3g net carbs

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Keto Meatloaf Muffins

Keto Meatloaf Muffins make an easy, family-friendly, and freezer-friendly main dish!
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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: keto meatloaf, ketogenic meatloaf recipe, low carb meatloaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 446kcal

Ingredients

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 80/20
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 large celery stalk finely chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar-free tomato paste
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, thoroughly combine all ingredients together with your hands, except for the shredded cheese.
  • Divide beef mixture into 12 equal-sized portions and place into the muffin tin slots. Place in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through.
  • Carefully remove the muffin tin from oven. If there is excess moisture on the top of each muffin, blot the tops with a clean paper towel. Then top each muffin with the shredded cheese.
  • Return to oven for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and starts to turn golden brown.
  • Let the muffins cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the muffin tin.

Notes

  • If you want to use almond flour instead of coconut flour in this recipe, use 6 tbsp almond flour.
  • If you want to use dried rosemary instead of fresh rosemary in this recipe, use 1 tsp dried rosemary.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Meatloaf Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 178mg59%
Sodium 239mg10%
Potassium 420mg12%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 447IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition Disclaimer



Nutrition facts are included as a courtesy only. They are accurate to the best of our knowledge based on the ingredients and brands used, but their accuracy is not guaranteed. If applicable, sugar alcohols have already been removed from the total carb count.

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