I might be a little toooo excited about Fall. And not just because I love wearing boots and light jackets. It’s mostly because I love Fall foods and the Fall food mindset. Comfort-food becomes the norm, pumpkin everything is celebrated, baking with apples is expected, and cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves come out of the cupboard. Happy days!

I figured I should start putting those Fall spices to use and added some nutmeg and cinnamon to this Grain-free Turkey & Beef Fall Spiced Meatloaf. So perfect for Fall.

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Is it just me or does hearing the word “meatloaf” make you think of the movie Wedding Crashers? “Maa! The meatloaf!”

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Haha back to this meatloaf. I had never put nutmeg or cinnamon in meatloaf before, but after tasting it, I can’t imagine not doing so. Especially during Fall.

It adds a pinch of Fall flavor that is so complimentary to the meat and tomato flavors in this comfort food dish. I love it!

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This whole dish was SUPER easy to make.

I put all of the meatloaf ingredients into a bowl, mixed it all together with my hands, and put the meat into a 9.25 x 5.25 x 2.75 inch tin pan.

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Then I topped the meat in a sweet tomato, cinnamon, and nutmeg mixture.

Note: I put a thin layer of sauce on top. If you want more, I would double the honey and strained tomato sauce.

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Another note regarding the onions. I put raw shallots into the meatloaf.

However, if raw onions hurt your stomach, I suggest cooking them prior to putting them into the meatloaf.

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The mixture of fresh tomato flavor with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg spices and the ground beef and turkey with oregano, basil, nutmeg, and cinnamon spices results in a delicious twist on normal meatloaf.

Using lean meats keep this dish lower in fat, and using almond flour and coconut milk keep this dish grain-free and Paleo.

It’s a really great filling meal that makes tasty leftovers. I actually think it tasted better the next day. 🙂

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Grain-free Turkey & Beef Fall Meatloaf

Servings: 6 +
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Meatloaf ingredients:

  • 1 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots, (this was 1 large shallot for me)
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon

Sauce ingredients:

  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 1/3 cup strained tomatoes, ( Pomi is my favorite and made of only tomatoes)
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • optional- a few sliced cherry tomatoes to top the meatloaf
  • optional a pinch of thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Put all of the meatloaf ingredients into a large bowl and mix. I mixed everything together with my hands but you can do so with a fork.
  • Place the meat into a lightly greased tin.( I used a 9.25 x 5.25 x 2.75 inch tin pan) Pat down with a fork.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Pour the sauce on top of the meatloaf in the pan. Optional: Top with a few sliced cherry tomatoes and a pinch of thyme.
  • Put the pan into the oven and cook for 1 hour.
Author: Dominique | Perchance to Cook