Slow Cooker Meat Loaf
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 7 hours total, 1 on high and 6 on low
This meatloaf comes out moist and delicious in the slow cooker. Use extra lean meat and make sure you cook on high for at least 1 hour to quickly bring the cooking temperature up to a safe cooking level. To lower the sodium, eliminate the chili sauce on top.
2 pounds ground beef, extra lean
1/2 onion(s), medium, minced
1 egg(s), large, beaten
2 slices bread, whole wheat, crust removed, cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, low sodium
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup tomato sauce, low sodium
3/4 cup cheese, mozzarella, low moisture and part skim milk, shredded
1/3 cup chili sauce (bottled)
Double layer two 15 inch long pieces of foil and place in the bottom and up the sides of the slow cooker to form a cradle (this will make it easier to remove the meat loaf when it is done). In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except for the chili sauce (reserve for topping when cooked). Form a loaf with the meat and place it on top of the foil in the slow cooker. Place the lid on and cook on high for 1 hour. Change heat to low and cook for about 6 more hours. When done, hold both sides of the foil and pull up to remove the meat loaf. Spread the chili sauce on top before slicing.
Per Serving About: 230 calories, 8 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 27 g protein, 12 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 810 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 6