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Slower Cooker Meatloaf Recipe
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Slower Cooker Meatloaf

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"A really easy recipe for meatloaf that anyone could pull off. For a spicier meatloaf, use chili sauce or even salsa in place of the ketchup."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    6 hrs

    6 hrs 10 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the ground beef, eggs, 3 tablespoons ketchup, onion soup mix and steak seasoning using your hands. Pat lightly into the bottom of a slow cooker. Spread remaining ketchup over the top. Cover, and cook for 6 to 8 hours on Low, or 4 hours on High.
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  • Variation
  • Layer half of the meatloaf in the bottom of the slow cooker, and top with 1 cup of shredded cheese. Top with remaining meat and glaze; cook as stated above.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 18, 2008

After seeing many of the reviews had the same, general complaints: too spicy, too dry, & some saying too bland ... I decided to remidy all of these issues by adding one small can of cream of mushroom soup to prevent dryness, one cup of italian bread crumbs for added texture, & one half of a cup of brown sugar sprinkled on top for to counteract spicyness. I cooked for exactly 5 hours on high & the results were spectacular. Definately a "do - again".

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 25, 2006

Something must have gone horribly wrong when I cooked this because it came out so bad...I cooked it the recommended time, but it was SO DRY and the taste and texture was just awful. Too afraid to try again....sorry.

Mar 03, 2006

Best meatloaf my husband has ever made!There wasn't even any left over for sandwiches! The taste and texture was suberb! Only change he made was to add bread crumbs, because he always does, and was afraid it might not stay together. This will be a regular in our home for sure!

Dec 05, 2005

This turned out really well. I used a whole envelope of onion soup mix (my husband really likes the stuff). Easy to do.

Feb 08, 2007

For convenience, it's a decent meatloaf. I cooked mine for about 4 hours on high. I used 3 T ketchup, 2 T A1 sauce, a few dashes of onion salt and some Italian bread crumbs. The consistency is great for making sandwiches. I would probably use even less A1 sauce if I made it again. The crock did have a lot of grease in the bottom (I think my meat was 85/15) so cooking it with raw potatoes on the bottom (to soak up the grease) might be an interesting twist next time.

Jul 20, 2007

I am not impressed. My hubby ate it but after a few bites I was done. The steak seasoning has a strong and spicy flavor that is uncharacteristic of meatloaf. It isn't a good combo. I like the idea of meatloaf in the crockpot. I will try it again but with my standard meat loaf recipe.

May 29, 2007

Very yummy and so quick. I mix the ingredients together in a freezer bag for cleanliness and ease. I have also cooked this in the oven at 200 degree celcius for 30min, in a muffin tin. It's even easier to drain the fat this way, too. Will be making this many times.

Nov 12, 2006

This was so bad, and way to spicy. The three TBSP of steak seasoning was way to much. It was very dry and crumbly even with the cheese in the middle version.Will never do it again.....


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  • Calories
  • 450 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 176 mg
  • 58%
  • Fat
  • 33.1 g
  • 51%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 29.4 g
  • 59%
  • Sodium
  • 1824 mg
  • 73%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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