The best blw meatloaf recipe
I decided to create a blw meatloaf recipe that’s totally appropriate for babies just starting out with solids. Do you have older kids as well? For some reason, these seem to appeal to that age group more than the traditional sliced meatloaf. So… great for everyone in the family! Also, this blw meatloaf recipe uses real nourishing ingredients only so no commercial ketchup, breadcrumbs, salt or sugar added.
It’s super simple. I put all the blw meatloaf ingredients into a large bowl.
Then, I mixed to combine and transferred the mixture among 12 lined muffin tins. Next, I baked the blw mini meatloaves at 350F for 20 minutes. While the meatloaves were cooking, I prepared the homemade ketchup. Then, I just put all the homemade ketchup ingredients into the blender and processed until smooth.
Then I transferred the ketchup mixture into a saucepan.
After that, I let the ketchup mixture simmer for 20 minutes uncovered until it thickened.
When the BLW mini meatloaves were cooled a bit, I topped them with the homemade ketchup.
We enjoyed them with my amazing Cajun Sweet Potato Fries. You can find the cajun sweet potato fries recipe in my Baby Led Weaning Recipes iBook HERE.
blw Meatloaf Recipe with Homemade Ketchup
1.3 lbs (600 g) ground beef
¾ cup onion, chopped (1 small onion)
1 cup leek, chopped (1 leek)
¼ cup green onions, chopped (3 green onions)
½ cup almond flour (optional)
1 tsp basil, dried
1 tsp thyme, dried
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 tsp sage, dried
½ tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
Homemade Ketchup Ingredients
3 medjool dates
1 ½ cups tomatoes, diced
1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp dry mustard
1/8 tsp allspice
Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin tins. After that, add all ingredients for the meatloaves to a large bowl and mix to combine. Next, transfer the mixture among 12 muffin tins. Then, bake for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, you can make the homemade unsalted ketchup. Add all ingredients for the homemade ketchup to a blender and process until smooth. Then, transfer to a saucepan and simmer on low-medium for 20 minutes, uncovered. When the meatloaves are ready, let cool and then add the ketchup on top. Enjoy!