HOME > Chowhound > Home Cooking >

Discussion

Gluten Free Meatloaf

I have been craving meatloaf, but I don't have any gluten-free breadcrumbs/crakers/cereal on hand, however I do have some of Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free all purpose flour, does anyone know how I could make meatloaf with this as a binder? Or any decent gluten free meatloaf? MEATLOAF. I WANT.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. Some Gluten-freers can tolerate oats; can you? If so, many meatloaf recipes use that as a binder. Or you could try cooked rice.

    3 Replies
    1. re: acgold7

      +1 on rolled oats. I used oats before going gluten-free.

      1. re: acgold7

        Rice works, the stickier the better. You can indeed use extra egg or its flaxseed substitute, and Bob's Red Mill also makes wheat-free oats that you may or may not be able to tolerate.

        1. re: acgold7

          Oats, put them through the food processor or not whatever you like + eggs. I have used this before anyone was GF on the family.

        2. I use rolled oats or milled flaxseed for a binder.

          1. You can use gluten free crackers, breadcrumbs from gluten free bread, or GF oats. Not sure you the flour would work, but GF meatloaf in general can definitely be done.

            1. I would not use any kind of flour in any kind of meatloaf. I agree with the cooked rice or grate up some potato and use that. But flour would just get pasty. I too vote for oatmeal, it's a standard.

              1. All of the above- I usually go for grated potato, but oatmeal is surprisingly good. As far as I know this stuff has no binding effect- you could skip it entirely, or use almost anything (not flour), corn meal, mandioc meal, crushed corn chips, corn flakes....