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Thanksgiving Meatloaf

Thanksgiving Meatloaf by myheartbeets.com

Thanksgiving Meatloaf

5 from 2 reviews
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Servings 5 -6
Cuisine American


  • 2 tablespoons ghee/butter
  • 4 celery ribs finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup walnuts roughly chopped
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • cup ground golden flaxseed meal or almond flour
  • 4 tablespoons chopped sage
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne optional

Topping: simply top with cranberry sauce or a mixture of:

  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Melt ghee/butter in a pan over medium heat, then add celery and onions and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until softened. Add walnuts and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  • While the onion mixture cools, add the ground turkey, eggs, flaxseed meal/almond flour, herbs and spices to a bowl and mix well. Then add the cooked onion mixture and mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture to a 9x5 loaf pan and bake at 375F for 45 minutes.
  • While the meatloaf is baking, combine ketchup and cranberry sauce together in a bowl and mix well.
  • Remove the meatloaf, spread the ketchup on top, then bake for another 5 minutes or until cooked through (should reach an internal temp of 165F).
  • Allow the loaf to rest for 10 minutes, then slice and serve.


  • Omit topping if following a whole30 diet
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