Southern meatloaf recipe – Meatloaf is one of the most loved foods in the US and worldwide because of its simplicity to make as well as the nutritional components it involves which our body very much needs.
But sometimes, especially if you’re on a low carb diet, it gets hard not being able to eat traditional meatloaf with all the sauces that have a lot of carbs in it and you naturally start to miss this amazing comfort food.
It’s because of this that we decided to share our favorite southern meatloaf recipe ideas that are keto friendly and won’t set you back on your daily carbs intake for too much.
After tasting these amazing dishes you’ll get your favorite comfort food back to your weekly rotation so without further ado here are the recipes we picked for you.
Southern Meatloaf Recipe #1
The first southern meatloaf recipe of this amazing comfort food is pretty low on carbs and perfect for a diet like keto.
It takes around an hour and 15 minutes to make from start to finish and doesn’t require too much expertise in the kitchen to do a perfect job. Following the exact recipe will yield 8 servings of this delicious dish and the ingredients you’ll need to make it are:
To start executing this recipe you’ll need the oven preheated to 350F.
Southern Meatloaf Recipe
- 2 lb ground Beef
- 2 cup crushed Pork rinds
- ⅓ cup reduced sugar Ketchup
- 1 Egg
- 1 diced Onion
- 1 tbsp
- ½ tbsp Garlic powder
- 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- Make sure beef is grounded properly
Next, you’ll need a large bowl in which you’ll place everything but the ketchup and mix it all together till it’s blended well. Prepare a loaf pan with some parchment paper and transfer the mixture you just mixed in it and distribute it equally. Place it in the oven and set a timer for 30 minutes.
Once the time has elapsed, open the kitchen, add the ketchup on top of the meatloaf and bake for another 35 minutes. Once that time has passed, take it out of the oven and let it cool off for about 15 minutes before serving. The nutritional values you get with this dish are 306 Calories, 3g net Carbs, 18g Fat and 33g Protein per one serving.
Southern Meatloaf Recipe #2
The second recipe we think deserves a spot on our list is another keto friendly mealoaf recipe that involves a few more ingredients and ads to the flavor or the dish.
Following the exact recipe will yield 7 servings of this meatloaf and it would take around an hour and 10 minutes to get it done from start to finish. Considering it’s a meatloaf that’s not too long. The ingredients you’ll need to make this dish are:
For the breadcrumbs
- ½ cup Almond flour
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon dried Parsley
For the meatloaf
- 2lb ground Beef
- 2 lightly beaten Eggs
- ½ cup no sugar added Ketchup
- ½ chopped Onion
- ½ chopped Green bell pepper
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
To begin this recipe you’ll need to make the breadcrumbs first by combining the ingredients for the breadcrumbs into a bowl. Afterwards, prepare the oven by preheating it to 350F.
Next, you’ll need a loaf pan which you have to grease well to be ready for the meatloaf mixture. After that’s prepared you’ll need a large bowl in which you’ll add all the ingredients except the ketchup and mix them well with your hands till they are well combined.
When that’s done, pour the mixture into the pan you greased earlier and press down so that it’s equally filled everywhere. Put the pan in the oven and bake it for half an hour.
Once the time has passed, open the oven, spread ketchup equally on top of the meatloaf and let it bake for another half an hour at least. Let it cool down for about 10 minutes before serving. The nutritional values of this dish will get you 467 Calories, 5g net Carbs, 30g Fat and 41g Protein per one serving.
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Southern Meatloaf Recipe #3
The third southern style meatloaf recipe is executed in about an hour and 5 minutes which is fastest out of all three but it’s still delicious as can be. The ingredients it involves are quite simple and easy to come by but that doesn’t make this dish any less tasty.
Following the exact recipe will yield 8 servings and the ingredients you’ll need for this are:
- 2lbs ground Beef
- ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon Black pepper
- 1 teaspoon dry ground Mustard
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- ½ cup no sugar added Ketchup
- 3 Eggs
- 1 tablespoon Onion powder
- 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
To start making this recipe you’ll need your oven preheated to 350F.
Next, you’ll need a large bowl in which you’ll mix all the ingredients together without the ketchup preferably using your hands to do it. Prepare a loaf pan either by greasing it or lining it with parchment paper and transfer the mixture from the bowl into the pan while spreading it equally.
Put the meatloaf to bake for about 45 minutes and afterwards add the ketchup on top of it before letting it bake for another 15 minutes.
Once those 15 minutes have passed as well, take out the loaf pan and let it cool down for at least 10 minutes before serving. The nutritional values of this southern meatloaf recipe are 283 Calories, 2g Carbs, 19g Fat and 24g Protein per one serving.
Although very similar, these dishes have unique differences that give them different taste and flavor so trying all of them out to find out which one you like the best is recommended. Once you’ve done that we’d like you to let us know which one of these southern meatloaf recipe ideas is your favorite, either by using the comment section below or directly via email.
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