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Freezer Meal Recipe: Jamerican Meatloaf

So after I brought home EIGHT freezer meals from going to the coolest thing I've ever done as a blogger, I decided my husband and daughter would get to pick one meal per week to try. First up was Jamerican Meatloaf - yummy!

This was definitely a great twist on a classic American dish. Kyle and I were blown away by all of the flavor in this meatloaf. It may be a little too spicy if you don't like heat (or if you're in the preschool crowd), but for the adults in our house, it was PERFECT.

We paired ours with a rice pilaf (the microwave kind from a packet ... because that's how we roll) and some steamed green beans (also nuked in a bag). The recipe feeds four to six, and I sliced the ours up into six servings. While the slices looked small, they were deceiving - when I mashed them up, I realized they were plenty big!

I calculated 11 points for a 1/6 slice of the meatloaf. That's not too shabby! With our sides, the meal came out to 17 points. That's a little high for a normal dinner for me, but for Kyle (who gets more points per day), it was well within his range. You *could* substitute ground turkey for all or half of the meat to lighten it up, but Kyle and I both thought that may make the dish a little dry ... For now, I'll just save this meal for days when I have a few extra points to spend - it's worth it!

Jamerican Meatloaf 
Serves 4-6 (11 points for 1/6 serving)
  • 2 lbs. ground meat (1/2 pork, 1/2 beef)
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, small diced
  • 3 cloves minced garlic (or 3 tsp. pre-minced garlic)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. curry
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1 tbs. pepper
  • 1 tbs. coconut aminos
  • 2 tbs. almond or coconut flour

Prep Directions:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Form into a loaf shape and place in a gallon-size freezer bag. Get as much air out as possible and seal. 

Serving Directions:
  1. Remove from freezer and place in refrigerator to thaw overnight.
  2. Line your Crock-pot with two strips of foil in the shape of a cross. Place meatloaf in the center. Cook on low for 4­-5 hours. You can set this in the morning and then let it go to the “keep warm” setting once cooked, until ready to serve.
  3. Remove meatloaf from Crock-pot using the foil handles. Slice it up and enjoy!
Suggested Sides:
Roasted Carrots tossed with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder
White rice (mix with tomato paste, butter, salt, pepper)

This is the first of eight freezer meal recipes I'm sharing after attending a party sponsored by my local Farm Bureau. Recipe credit goes to Michelle Rudolphi -  check out her LivingIt Facebook page for more information or if you have any questions. 


  1. Wait ... you make this in the slow cooker? Yes, please.

    And all the things in the microwave. All of them!

    1. Girl, you know I'd never lie about the Crock-pot ;)


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