Sarah’s Slow Cooker Meatloaf

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Sarah, mama of a 4 year old daughter, from Willamette Valley of Oregon, who runs her blog The Magical Slow Cooker, has taken on the Breezy Mama challenge to cook something both parents AND kids will love! Get her recipe for Slow Cooker Meatloaf!

From Sarah:
This recipe for Slow Cooker Meatloaf is based my moms recipe that she
made for me growing up. The slow cooker produces a tender and juicy

I love creating and testing slow cooker recipes. I work full-time, so having my slow cooker loaded up before I head out in the morning helps me feed my family healthy dinners.

Lola eating MeatloafIngredients

For the Meatloaf
3 large eggs
1 cup diced white onion
1 cup diced red or green bell pepper
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 pepper
25 saltine crackers
2 lbs. 10% fat ground beef
For the Sauce
1 cup ketchup
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. mustard


In a large bowl, add the eggs,onion, bell pepper, ketchup, milk, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Crush the Meatloaf2-682x1024saltine crackers in next, and mix this all together with clean hands. Add the meat next, only mixing everything until it just comes together.

Spray a 6-quart slow cooker with non-stick spray, and shape the meat into a loaf on the bottom of the slow cooker.

Cover, and cook on LOW for 5-6 hours, without opening the lid during cooking time.

Scoop out the fat with a spoon, discard.

Mix together the sauce ingredients, and spoon over meatloaf.

Cover and cook for 30 more minutes on LOW. Serve and enjoy!

To get more slow cooker recipes from Sarah, be sure to visit: The Magical Slow Cooker

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  1. I can’t wait to try this–I love meatloaf and cooking it in the crockpot would be so easy!

  2. Thank you so much for featuring my meatloaf! It’s a family staple at our house!

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