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Slow-Cooker Italian Meatloaf

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 5 hr 25 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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You can enjoy a flavorful, tender meatloaf from the slow cooker with just a few ingredients.

Nikki Gladd Nikki Gladd
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), finely chopped
3/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
eggs
1
cup marinara sauce

Steps

  • 1 Line bottom and side of slow cooker with large sheet of foil. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together 1 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef, 2 roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), finely chopped, 3/4 cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs, 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 2 eggs. Use clean hands to thoroughly mix together. Shape mixture into a loaf; place in slow cooker.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F.
  • 4 Uncover; pour 1 cup marinara sauce evenly over cooked meatloaf. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 15 minutes longer or until sauce is thoroughly heated.
  • 5 Use sides of foil to remove meatloaf from slow cooker to cutting board. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
  • 1 Line bottom and side of slow cooker with large sheet of foil. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together 1 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef, 2 roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), finely chopped, 3/4 cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs, 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 2 eggs. Use clean hands to thoroughly mix together. Shape mixture into a loaf; place in slow cooker.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F.
  • 4 Uncover; pour 1 cup marinara sauce evenly over cooked meatloaf. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 15 minutes longer or until sauce is thoroughly heated.
  • 5 Use sides of foil to remove meatloaf from slow cooker to cutting board. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Expert Tips

In a hurry? You can heat the marinara sauce on the stovetop instead of warming in the slow cooker.

Save any leftover slices for Italian Meatloaf Sandwiches the next day!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
469.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30.3g
47%
Saturated Fat
12.3g
62%
Cholesterol
156.2mg
52%
Sodium
622.5mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
15.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
31.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
70.80%
71%
Calcium
29.70%
30%
Iron
20.20%
20%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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