Melt-In-Your-Mouth Meat Loaf Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Meat Loaf Recipe
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Melt in your Mouth Meatloaf
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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Meat Loaf

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"This recipe is anything but regular old meatloaf! Everyone will love this moist version made in the slow cooker, with milk, mushrooms, and a little sage for extra flavor."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Combine eggs, milk, bread crumbs, onion, salt, sage, and mushrooms in a large bowl. Crumble ground beef over mixture and stir well to combine. Shape into a round loaf; place in a 5-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F (71 degrees C), 5 to 6 hours.
  2. Whisk ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce in a small bowl; spoon sauce over meat loaf. Return to slow cooker and cook on Low until heated through, about 15 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 5 hrs 15 mins
  • READY IN 5 hrs 40 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 05, 2012

Very tasty. Didn't change anything in the recipe, cooked it longer (working). Everyone in the house liked it :)

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 24, 2012

it was definitely a yummy and juicy meatloaf and I would make it again. I would make it with minced garlic next time, as other reviewers suggested. It actually stayed together in loaf form, and I didn't expect that! The main reason I give it only 3 stars is that it could have been more flavorful (although DOUBLE the sauce - it's delish!) but mostly because the recipe calls for sliced mushrooms. When I mixed the meat mixture together I really felt like I should chop the mushrooms a little more. But I kept to the recipe (I made it exactly as written.) The sliced mushrooms were a little too big and looked weird and made the loaf fall apart more than it would have - again - it DID stay together better than I expected, but had the mushrooms been chopped, it would have been MUCH better, texture-wise. I'd probably recommend 1/2 inch dice for the mushrooms or even, maybe I'll throw 'em in the food processor to get a nice even rough chop. You could even throw in fresh onion and garlic too (first, before mushrooms) to get a nice homogenous mix before adding to the eggs, milk, breadcrumbs....I'll do that next time.

 
Aug 12, 2012

HIgh Five for this one...a tasteful meatloaf. I didn't have mushrooms to add to the meat, but my husband and I didn't miss them. My only change is to reduce the amount of salt. Next time I will use 3/4 tsp. Nice and tight texture and stayed together when sliced. I will be making this again.

 
Aug 18, 2012

5 stars Added garlic. Best meat loaf I've fixed for a while. Try new ones all the time. Very moist and kept its shape. Didn't fall apart when sliced. Cooked it in the oven at 350 for 1 hour. The sauce was extremely good. Will use this often

 
Jun 16, 2013

Excellent... I cleaned up some red potatoes and put them around the outside of the meatloaf for the last couple hours and they were yummy... seems to just steam the potatoes... also I put crunched up foil on the bottom of the crockpot and meatloaf on top so any grease would be drained away from meat... works great.

 
Oct 30, 2012

I'm a fairly young chef (24) and this is the first time I've ever made meatloaf, since it's one of my boyfriends favorites. We both LOVED IT. I took the advice of other reviews: Add minced garlic (2 cloves), finely chopped onion (1/2 an onion), cup of mushrooms(finely chopped), definitely double the size of the sauce and I omitted the ground mustard & sage (none on hand). I baked it in a loaf pan for an hour, applied the sauce and cooked for another 15 minutes @ 350. I served this with cauliflower mashed potatoes and a mushroom gravy. Needless to say I did not see leftovers...

 
Oct 03, 2012

Love this... Make it all the time.. Cook for 1 hour or 1 hour and half @ 400degrees...

 
Oct 07, 2012

This didn't sound like it was going to be very good but it is delicious!! It sounded strange to make meatloaf in a slow cooker, but it works and is fantastic! I did not make any changes to the recipe :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 328 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.4 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 144 mg
  • 48%
  • Fat
  • 16.9 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 841 mg
  • 34%

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

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