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Slow Cooker Italian Meat Loaf With Spaghetti Sauce

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
2 reviews
1 comment

ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   8
  

recipe id: 22381
cook method: crock pot

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ingredients

2 pounds ground beef
2 cups soft bread crumbs
1/2 cup spaghetti sauce
1 large egg
2 tablespoons dried chopped onions
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce

directions

Fold a 30-inch long piece of foil in half lengthwise. Place in bottom of a slow cooker with both ends hanging over top edge of cooker.

In a large bowl, mix ground beef, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce, egg, onion, salt, garlic salt. Italian herbs, garlic powder and pepper until well blended. Shape into a loaf. Place in slow cooker on top of foil. Spread 2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce over top.

Cover tightly and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on low for 5 to 6 hours or until beginning to brown and juices run clear. Use ends of foil to lift out meat loaf and transfer to a serving platter.

Serve with spaghetti, and any remaining spaghetti sauce. Or chill, then slice and use for sandwiches.

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REVIEW: recipe rating
This recipe was amazingly delicious! I did take a cue from one of the other reviews and did not add more than 1/4 to 1/2 of "italian" bread crumbs. I also used ground beef that had 80/20% fat content. This gave it more of a moist and very flavorful taste. I refer to this dish as "Yum-Yummy".



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Jan 22, 2008

the single guy
COMMENT:
Alright I am not saying I am the best cook ever but i will tell you i will never make this again. If you do try it dont cook it on low. Only do it on high. I coked it on low. Anyway if you try it cook it on high. GOOD LUCK!!!

CDKitchen Note: Different models of crockpots cook differently unfortunately - sounds like yours might be one of the older models that cooks a bit cooler (the new ones cook at higher temps).



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REVIEW: recipe rating
We make this all the time! My picky seven year old eats it and my picky 86 year old grandfather eats it! What more can you ask for! I always serve over noodles with a extra side of spag. sauce. The meatloaf is so moist! My fave dish.