Crock Pot Meatloaf

"An easy meal to make regardless if in crock pot or oven...still I love crock pot recipes because you can come home and dinner is done! Tomatoes may be changed to alternate topping of your chose. Also you may freeze this meatloaf and drop in the crock pot...cook a couple of hours more."
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Ready In:
7hrs 15mins




  • Place the milk and the bread in a large mixing bowl, and let stand until the bread has adsorbed all the milk.
  • With two forks, break the bread into crumbs.
  • Beat the ground beef into the crumbs until well mixed.
  • Make a hollow in the center of the meat and break the eggs into it.
  • Beat the eggs a little; then grate the onions into the eggs.
  • Add garlic, salt, pepper and mustard.
  • Beat the eggs into the beef.
  • Shape into a round cake and place in the slow cooker.
  • Drain the tomatoes, and place them on the meat.
  • Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 7 hours.

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  1. Had never tried meatloaf in the crockpot, so had to have a go at it. Not bad, but I think something was lost in the process, there was not a lot of taste. I think I would add more dry mustard and more garlic next time. It took about 6 hours to cook which was perfect timing for our dinner. Served salsa at the table with it, to add a little zing. It did make good meatloaf sandwiches for lunch the next day, with added mustard, onion slices, dill pickle, kinda like a meatloaf cold hamburger sandwich. We found it to be better the next day as a sandwich. Thanks for sharing.
  2. This is the first time I have tryed to make a meatloaf in the crockpot. It turned out very moist and held together very well. I would like to try it again with more seasoning. Thank You
  3. Good basic recipe. I substituted ground turkey and 3 low carb bread slice (instead of just two.) I also cooked it on high for the first hour and a half. I doubled the onion and garlic and poured dry white wine over it after I put the tomatoes on. Turned out fabulous, good consistency, and very tasty if I don't say so myself. Too garlicy for the 4 1/2 and 3 year old. They should grow into that though.
  4. This did not turn out at all for me. Made the mistake of trying it with a CROWD at our home and not reading the prior reviews. Cook time was really off, fell apart, looked like hash. Maybe I went wrong somewhere. Was really hoping for a crockpot meatloaf recipe as we, during the summer, have a house full each weekend. In order for me to join in the fun and still have something at the end of the day we use crockpots all the time. Will keep looking!
  5. I fixed this for a church dinner and everybody loved it!I added diced bell pepper and took the advice from the others to add more spices. It was great! The timing though was bad~maybe I made mine with more meat. I cooked it over-night and still had to put it in the oven to finish before church. Thanks for the recipe!


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