Slow Cooker Easy Traditional Meatloaf Recipe2022-09-18
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 7:00 h
- Ready In: 7:10 h
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Saturated Fat4.1 g
Trans Fat0 g
Unsaturated Fat2.2 g
Slow cooker easy traditional meatloaf recipe. Beef meatloaf with vegetables cooked in a slow cooker. Serve it with mashed potatoes. Meatloaf can also be cooked in a loaf pan or 2 smaller loaf pans if they fit in a slow cooker.
You can also prepare mashed potatoes at home. Learn how to make it.
Real Mashed Potatoes Recipe
makes 6 servings
Ingredients: 2 pounds (960 g) Idaho potatoes, peeled, cooked, and kept warm, 1/3 cup (80 ml) each: 2% low-fat milk and sour cream, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Instructions: Mash cooked potatoes or brat until smooth, stirring milk, sour cream, and butter. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve with Slow Cooker Easy Traditional Meatloaf Recipe.
Italian Meatloaf Recipe:
Make the traditional meatloaf recipe, adding 1 oz (30 g) grated Parmesan cheese, 2 oz (60 g) shredded low-fat Mozzarella cheese, and 2 tablespoons chopped pitted ripe olives. At the end of cooking time, pour over tomato sauce or ketchup and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons each: of Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese. Cover slow cooker and cook until cheeses are melted, for about 5-10 minutes.
Savory Cheesy Meatloaf Recipe:
Make a traditional meatloaf recipe, submiting1/2 proud (240 g) ground lean pork for 1/2 pound (240 g) of the beef and stirring 4 oz (120 g) low-fat cream cheese, 2 oz (60 g) shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese, and 2 tablespoons famous Worcestershire sauce. Finally, sprinkle 1 oz (30 g) shredded Cheddar cheese over top of the meatloaf. Cover slow cooker and cook on high heat setting until cheese is melted, for about 5-10 minutes.
Chutney-Peanut Meatloaf Recipe:
Make the traditional meatloaf recipe, submitting 1/2 cup chopped chutney for the ketchup, and adding 1/3 cup chopped peanuts, 1 teaspoon curry powder, and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground ginger.
Slow Cooker Easy Traditional Meatloaf Recipe
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- 1 ½ pounds (720 g) lean ground beef
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) 2% low-fat milk
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) ketchup
- 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
- 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt and 1.2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Make foil handle, cutting 2 long strips of aluminum foil that will fit into the slow cooker, going across the bottom and extending to the top of the sides of the slow cooker.
In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix until well blended. Pat the beef mixture into a loaf shape and place in the slow cooker (make sure sides of loaf don't touch cooker). Insert the meat thermometer in the center of the loaf.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 6-7 hours or until meat thermometer registers 170 F (85 C). Turn off the slow cooker and remove the meatloaf, using foil handles.
Loosely cover with aluminum foil and let stand for 10 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes.