meatloaf muffins on a salad with a napkin

Meatloaf Muffins (Gluten-Free & Paleo)

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Paleo, gluten-free


These Meatloaf Muffins are a healthy and easy 30-minute lunch or dinner option. This recipe is gluten-free with paleo.


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ onion, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup almond flour 
  • ¼ cup prepared sugar-free ketchup
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 375F. Spray a 12-well muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray and set it aside.
  2. Combine the ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, almond flour, ketchup, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Use your hands to combine the ingredients.
  3. Divide the meatloaf mixture between the 12 muffin wells. Bake them for 20 minutes or until the muffins are cooked through. Serve this dish hot.


Store any leftovers in a tightly-sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Or, place any leftovers in a zip-top bag and freeze for up to 2 months.