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April 21, 2014

Meatloaf Made Easy

I LOVE MEATLOAF - I really do!

Every year since I can remember my Mom let's us pick a birthday meal and mine is always meatloaf, mashed potatoes and corn!  I don't venture far from my Mom's recipe for meatloaf but this version in 101 Super-Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes Cookbook  from Gooseberry Patch seemed similar just with the addition of sausage - which seemed valid for hog farmers and it's made in a crock-pot!!!


Gooseberry Patch crockpot meat loaf recipe


Meatloaf Made Easy


Recipe by Gooseberry Patch and Jent


Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground pork sausage
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt & pepper to taste




  • 1 cup catsup


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • Cooking Directions
    1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except catsup and brown sugar. Form mixture into a rounded loaf. Place in slow cooker and poke a few holes in the top of meatloaf with a skewer. In a bowl, stir together catsup and brown sugar. Spoon mixture over meatloaf. Cover and cook on low setting for 3 to 5 hours, until meatloaf is no longer pink in the center.


    This was so simple, made the house smell good all day and tasted just like my Mom's {bonus} - everyone loved it {bonus bonus}!

    To make this meal complete I also made 2 other crockpot recipes - I filled 3 crockpots that morning and by evening an entire supper was ready to serve - all 3 dishes were a hit and so easy - this whole meal is going on my 'busy in the field' go to's!!!

    4 comments :

    1. Sounds delicious Jent thank you. Hug B

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    2. Jent,
      I am a meatloaf fan too!
      I like the sounds of this recipe and can always use a crockpot idea.

      The combination of sausage and beef is one of my favorites. My Mom picked up the "secret" from the Ladies at Church when she was first married.

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    3. What size crockpot did you use? I'm assuming an oval one??

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    4. Deleicious sweet..zarah from bizbilla.com

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