Zesty Vegetable and Beef Meatloaf Recipe

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This zesty beef meatloaf recipe is one of my favorites. The best part about it is that touch of spicy that most meatloaf recipes don’t have. AND the added nutrients from the vegetables is a bonus. When we make this meatloaf we make a bunch of them and throw them in the freezer for a quick and easy meal. During these times, being able to plan ahead matters. If you haven’t caught our post Stretching Supplies During the Coronavirus, it might be of interest to you. Keeping to yourself is pretty important these days and if you can limit how often you venture into public you’ll limit your risk to exposure.beef meatloaf recipe slices

When I go shopping I go to two places. I go to Sam’s Club to buy my meats, canned goods, and a few other items and I go to my local store for the remainder of the items. If you’ve ever shopped at Sam’s you know all about bulk and needing a plan to use up what you buy. This meatloaf recipe does just that!

beef meatloaf recipe slices

Zesty Vegetable and Beef Meatloaf Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Beef
Servings 4 People


  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 Medium Onion diced
  • 1/2 Medium Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 2 Cups Baby Spinach
  • 1 Clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup Almond Flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. Add diced onion and chopped pepper. Saute until tender.
  • Add spinach, minced garlic, and spices. Saute until spinach is wilted. Remove from heat.
  • Combine ground beef, egg, and almond flour in a bowl with your hands.
  • Add cooled sauteed vegetables to the bowl and mix all up with your hands.
  • Move the mixture into a loaf pan and press evenly into the pan.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
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Between this meatloaf recipe, our other recipes in our stretching supplies post and our crockpot freezer meal recipes, we are stocked and ready for anything.

There are so many variations on meatloaf it’s crazy and we love to try them all! What’s your favorite meatloaf recipe? We’d love to know!

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