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Grain Free Cheese Filled Mini Meatloaf

A melted, cheese center in a grain free, low carb, primal meatloaf.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: grain free, low carb, primal and paleo options.
Cuisine: meatloaf
Servings: 6
Author: Stacey

Ingredients

  • MEATLOAF:
  • 1 lb ground beef.
  • ½ cup or 4 ounces tomato sauce or puree make sure tomatoes are the only ingredients
  • 1 egg beaten.
  • 2 tbsp golden flax meal where to buy golden flax, golden flax meal tastes better
  • ½ tsp paprika.
  • 1 tsp garlic powder.
  • ¼ tsp ground celery seed* optional.
  • ¼ tsp sea salt.
  • 1 ½ tbsp . gluten free Worcestershire sauce * optional.
  • 1/3 cup cheese grated *optional.
  • 1- 12 muffin regular size, muffin pan or loaf pan.
  • TOMATO GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce or puree . make sure tomatoes are the only ingredients
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp allspice.
  • 3 tsp coconut sugar for or 3 tsp Swerve (erythitol granular) for low carb., paleo

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F, and lightly oil a 12 muffin, medium size, muffin pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine: ground beef, egg, flax meal, Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, paprika, sea salt, celery seed, and garlic powder.
  • Mix meat until well incorporated, and divide in half.
  • Using half of meat mixture, place one or two spoonful’s of mixture into each muffin indentation and press down in pan (should fill to just slightly under half full).
  • Place 2 tsp of cheese on top of each meat layer.
  • Using other half of meat mixture, place one or two spoonful’s of mixture on top of cheese layer, and press down into muffin pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine: tomato sauce, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, and allspice (don’t add the sweetener).
  • Spread 2 tsp.’s tomato glaze on top of each meat muffin.
  • Sprinkle ¼ tsp of sweetener on top of the tomato glaze on each muffin.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or more, until top is browned.
  • Cool and serve.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL DATA FOR LOW CARB VERSION (using Swerve): Serving Size: 2 mini loaves, Cal:192, FAT: 12 g, Carbs: 5.3 g / Net Carbs: 4.3 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 17 g, sugar: 3 g. NUTRITIONAL DATA FOR COCONUT SUGAR VERSION: Serving Size: 2 mini loaves Cal: 200, Fat: 12 g, Carbs: 7 g / Net Carbs: 6 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 17 g, Sugar: 5 g. This recipe makes 12 mini loaves, and 6 servings of 2 loaves.