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Classic Slow-Cooker Meatloaf

classic slow-cooker meatloaf Entree
Classic Slow-Cooker Meatloaf
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Our classic meatloaf recipe does great in the slow cooker. Just toss together the ingredients, set it and forget it! Your meal will be ready in 3 to 4 hours. MORE+ LESS-

September 25, 2018

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup milk
1
teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped, or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1
egg
3
slices bread, torn into small pieces
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup ketchup

Steps

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  • 1
    Line 4 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix all ingredients except ketchup. Shape mixture into loaf, and place in center of slow cooker. Spread ketchup over top.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Remove meatloaf from slow cooker to serving platter. Cut into pieces to serve.

Expert Tips

  • To make ahead, prepare and shape the meatloaf in advance; cover and refrigerate up to 5 hours. Place in slow cooker, and cook as directed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Have a hankering for some classic meatloaf the way mom used to make it? We’ve got the recipe for you, and you don't even need an oven to pull it off! Just pull out your slow cooker to make a tasty slow-cooker meatloaf that comes together in about three to four hours — so simple and delicious! Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and maybe some carrots, and you’ve got yourself the perfect meal to serve on a chilly day. Don’t have a slow cooker? Betty’s got you covered. Check out all our meatloaf recipes to find the perfect one for you!

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