Slow Cooker Italian Meatloaf

“This is an awesome recipe and very versitile. I also make up the meatloaf mixture and shape into meatballs. It makes about 3 dozen meatballs. I will freeze in 3 quart size ziploc bags and simmer a dozen or so in a sauce pan and spaghetti sauce when we want to have spaghetti with meatballs for dinner! Very Moist and flavorful”
6hrs 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 slices fresh bread (ripped into small pieces, about 2 cups)
  • 12 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 12 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce


  1. Fold a 30" long piece of foil in half lengthwise. Place in the bottom of the slow cooker with both ends hanging over the top edges of the slow cooker.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except 2 Tbls spaghetti sauce until well blended.
  3. Shape into a loaf. Place in a slow cooker on top of foil. Spread 2 Tbls of spaghetti sauce over top.
  4. Cover tightly and cook on high 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on low 5 to 6 hours.
  5. Use the ends of the foil to lift out meat loaf and transfer to a serving platter.

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