Keto Meatloaf | The BEST, Easy, Low Carb Meatloaf Recipe You'll Make

A meatloaf covered in ketchup cut into slices with spices next to it.

5 from 37 reviews

This keto meatloaf is SO comforting, satisfying, and delicious! It's easy to make, only has 1 NET CARB a slice, and doesn't taste low carb at all. Honestly, it's 100% THE BEST meatloaf recipe for the keto diet. Oh, and you can even wrap it in bacon to take it to a whole different level of deliciousness.


1 Tbsp (14g) Macadamia Nut Oil
1 Medium Onion (100g ) chopped
1 Cup Celery (100g) chopped into tiny pieces
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Tsp. Oregano
1 Tsp. Chili Powder
1 Tsp. Italian Seasoning
2 Lbs. (907g) 80/20 Ground Beef
1 Cup (112g) Shredded Cheddar
1/3 Cup (35g) Almond Flour
Heaping 1/4 Cup (25g) Grated Parmesan
2 Eggs
2 Tbsp (30g) Liquid Aminos - or Soy Sauce, Worcestershire Sauce
Salt & Pepper to taste

Optional Topping:

1/3 Cup (80g) Keto Ketchup

Optional Wrapping:

6-8 Slices of bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Grease a 9x5 loaf pan with cooking spray and set it aside.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, add and heat the Macadamia Nut Oil.
  4. Now, add the onion & celery and cook until soft and translucent.
  5. Next, add the garlic, oregano, and chili powder, and Italian seasoning and cook until fragrant.
    Once fragrant, let the mixture cool.
  6. Now, when the mixture cools, use a large bowl to add and combine all of the ingredients - except for the ketchup.
  7. Shape meat mixture into the size of a large loaf, and add it to the pan. *If using bacon, wrap it in bacon before adding the meatloaf to the pan.
  8. Cook for 40 minutes, remove, and cover with ketchup (if using)
  9. Return to oven and cook for another 15-20 minutes (once the internal temp gets to 165°F).
  10. Let it rest 10-15 minutes before cutting into it.
  11. Garnish with fresh oregano, or more Italian seasoning.

Air Fryer Cooking Instructions:

  1. Cover the air fryer basket with tin foil.
  2. Add the meatloaf to the basket.
  3. Set the air fryer to 380 degrees Fahrenheit, and cook for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Add the keto ketchup if using, and if it's browning to quickly cover it with foil.
  5. Cook for an additional 15-20 minutes. *Just make sure the internal temp. reaches 165°F


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