Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube


There’s something incredibly comforting about a classic meatloaf, especially when it’s been simmering slowly all day, filling your home with mouth-watering aromas. Come home to a perfectly cooked, tender, and flavorful meatloaf without spending hours in the kitchen with this recipe from Simply Mamá Cooks on YouTube. 


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This method not only makes the preparation easy and hands-off but also ensures that your meatloaf stays moist and delicious. Whether you’re looking to simplify your dinner routine or wow your family with a hearty meal, this slow cooker meatloaf is the perfect solution. 


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 slice of bread (for breadcrumbs)
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 – 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp dehydrated minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Meatloaf Glaze:

  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp A1 sauce
  • 1 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar


Step 1

Put the ground beef in a large mixing bowl, then add 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce, 1 tbsp ketchup, 1 tbsp dehydrated minced onion, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp ground pepper, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp paprika, 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley, 1 large egg, and the breadcrumbs. Mix everything together until combined. Once done, shape the ground beef mixture into a meatloaf, then place it into the slow cooker.

Combining the ingredients to make the meatloaf
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Step 2

Make the sauce by combining 1/2 tbsp brown sugar, 3 tbsp ketchup, 1 tbsp A1 sauce, and 1 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo. Mix well. Spread it over the meatloaf as evenly as possible without letting it slide on the sides. Cover the slow cooker with its lid, set it on high, and let it cook for three to four hours until tender and cooked through.

Spreading the sauce over the meatloaf
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

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