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Cilantro Ginger Turkey Meatloaf

Ginger Cilantro Turkey Meatloaf

This untraditional turkey meatloaf is loaded with ginger, turmeric, coriander, cilantro, garlic and veggies. It's gluten-free, grain-free, and full of fresh flavor. 

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free
Keyword gluten-free meatloaf, meatloaf, turkey meatloaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg, preferably pasture-raised
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced large
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup zucchini, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1- inch piece ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp coconut flour
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, ginger, garlic and zucchini to the food processor container. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. Melt coconut oil in a large pan over medium heat. Then, add the vegetable mixture from the food processor container. Sauté 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool a bit.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, egg, cilantro, coconut flour, coconut aminos, turmeric, coriander, sea salt and black pepper. Then, add the cooled vegetable mixture. If needed, use your hands to mix thoroughly.
  5. Place mixture on lined baking sheet and form into an even loaf with your hands. Try to keep it level, so it cooks evenly.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes or until cooked through. Once done, let sit 10 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Notes

If you prefer, you can bake this in a loaf pan instead of on a lined baking sheet.