Crock Pot Meatloaf With Potatoes

Crockpot meatloaf with potatoes

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  • Total: 8 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
690 Calories
29g Fat
47g Carbs
58g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 690
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 301mg 100%
Sodium 2301mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 58g
Calcium 232mg 18%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This crockpot meatloaf includes potatoes, which makes it a convenient one-pot meal. Add some thick-sliced carrots to the slow cooker along with the potatoes if you'd like, or add extra onions, or cook the meatloaf and potatoes separately.

Spread the meatloaf with ketchup, chili sauce, or barbecue sauce just before it's ready, or top it with several thin slices of cheese and continue cooking until the cheese has melted.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef (85/15)
  • 1 green bell pepper (seeded, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 cup fine dry breadcrumbs (unseasoned)
  • 1 large​ egg (beaten)
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix (dry mix)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 to 8 small potatoes (halved or quartered)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for meatloaf and potatoes
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  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except potatoes.

    Mix in bowl
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  3. Shape into a loaf and place in the slow cooker.

    Shape into a loaf
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  4. Arrange the potatoes around the meatloaf.

    Meatloaf and potatoes in slow cooker
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  5. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH for about 4 to 6 hours.

    Cover and cook
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  6. When done, slice and serve the meatloaf with the potatoes and enjoy.

Tips

  • For more flavor and a juicier meatloaf, add about 1/4 cup of tomato juice, wine, or broth for each pound of meat, or use a combination of 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef with about 1/2 pound of ground pork.
  • Bake in muffin tins or mini-loaf pans for individual servings.
  • Use leftovers sliced in sandwiches or crumbled in sauces or chili.
  • Replace some of the liquid in the recipe with red wine or dark beer.
  • Add a cup of grated or shredded cheese to the meatloaf and top with more cheese about 10 minutes before it's done.