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Crockpot Meatloaf

Best Crockpot Meatloaf

Crockpot Meatloaf is amazingly juicy and flavorful, easily made in the slow cooker. This is a hearty and perfect dinner to enjoy during a busy weeknight.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot Meatloaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 363 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 pounds ground beef (80 to 85 lean)
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese optional

Meatloaf Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard


  1. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients together (except the glaze ingredients) and mix thoroughly.
  2. Then, shape into an oval that will fit into the crockpot.
  3. Use a large strip of aluminum foil and press it into the bottom and up two of the sides of a slow cooker. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

  4. Next, place the meat in the pot onto the aluminum insert. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours.

  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix the glaze ingredients together.
  6. When finished cooking, carefully lift out the meatloaf, using the foil overhang, and place on a baking sheet.
  7. Using a kitchen brush, top the meat with about 1/2 cup of the glaze, and then place under the broil for few more minutes till sticky and bubbly.

  8. Serve sliced and warm. Use more glaze if desired.

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Nutrition Facts
Best Crockpot Meatloaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 122mg41%
Sodium 546mg24%
Potassium 443mg13%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.