Easy BBQ Meatloaf {Gluten-free & Grain-Free}

This Easy BBQ Meatloaf is loaded with flavor and very simple to make! It’s both gluten-free and grain-free, seasoned to perfection, then topped with the sweet & tangy flavors of BBQ sauce. Your family will love this adaptation on a classic American meal.

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This traditional meatloaf is just like mom used to make only adapted to be both gluten-free & grain-free. It’s topped with our favorite BBQ sauce, Stubb’s, which is certified gluten-free.

If you don’t have BBQ sauce on hand, you can always make your own using our recipe for homemade Sweet & Smokey BBQ Sauce. It’s super easy and uses common pantry staples!

What ingredients do I need to make this BBQ meatloaf?

  • 2lbs Lean Ground Beef
  • Eggs
  • Almond Flour: Finely ground. We get our almond flour from Costco- it’s the best bang for your buck!
  • Spices: Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Salt & Pepper
  • BBQ Sauce for topping

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Making this BBQ Meatloaf is SO easy!

Place ground beef in a large bowl and add your seasonings. Mix well with your hands(but do not overmix) add an egg and almond flour to help bind the meat, then shape into a loaf. Spread BBQ sauce across the entire loaf, then bake to perfection!

Serve this meatloaf with a side of mashed potatoes or classic cornbread. And don’t forget some steamed or roasted veggies!

Looking for more easy dinner ideas using ground beef? Check out these Honey Ginger Asian Meatballs or our Homemade Hamburger Helper. You’ll love them both!!

Let’s eat!

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Easy Barbeque Meatloaf {Gluten-Free & Grain-Free}

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Almond Flour, gluten free, grain free, meatloaf
Author: Debby- Thriving Gluten Free


  • 2 lbs Ground Beef lean
  • ½ cup Almond Flour finely ground
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder or dried minced onions
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 1 cup Barbeque Sauce we use Stubb's which is Certified GF


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add ground beef, almond flour, eggs & seasonings. Mix well.
  • Shape into a loaf in a shallow baking pan. I use an 8x8 baking dish. Then spread BBQ sauce on top.
  • Bake about 50 minutes until cooked through. Let rest 5-10 minutes before serving.


For a fun kid-friendly option, I sometimes separate the meat mixture into smaller portions and cook in a muffin pan.
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  1. What if you don’t have almond flour what is the substitute

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