Crock Pot Meatloaf Parmesan
Are you looking for a great crock pot meatloaf recipe? This Crock Pot Meatloaf Parmesan is a HUGE hit at our house for family dinner and it is also great for folks who are trying to eat low carb!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
- 2.25 lbs Lean Ground Beef
- 15 oz Pizza Sauce (or Low Carb Marinara) , divided
- 2 Tablespoons Dried Minced Onion (or Freeze Dried Shallots)
- 2 teaspoons Garlic minced (I used freeze dried)
- 2 Tablespoons Dried Bell Peppers (or 1/4 cup fresh)
- 1.5 teaspoon Pizza Seasoning (or Italian Seasoning)
- 3/4 Cup Shredded Parmesan
- 2 Eggs
- Salt and Pepper to Taste
- 1.5 Cups Shredded Mozzarella
In a large bowl mix together 1 cup of the pizza sauce with meat, onion, garlic, peppers, parm, eggs and seasonings. I like to use my VERY favorite food chopper to mix up my meatloaf.
Spray a 7 or 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray and pat meat down into the crock, making sure the center is pressed down more than the outer edges.
Cover and cook on high for 2 hours.
With a spatula, push extra oil from top of meatloaf off to sides.
Pour remaining pizza sauce on top of the meatloaf and top with cheese.
Cover with lid for a few minutes until cheese melts.
- Using lean ground beef for this recipe is important because the meat will shrink up and the fat will pool around the outside of your loaf. If you use a higher fat beef, your loaf will be a lot smaller and you will have a lot more excess oil around the outside.
- Once your meatloaf is done, lift slices out of oil and store leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
- This recipe was inspired by an oven recipe we found in George Stella's Cookbook: The Complete Low Carb Cookbook
- We used our Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Slow Cooker to make this dish but you can use any 6-7 quart slow cooker.
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- As with any of our recipes, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly depending on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish.
- All slow cookers cook differently, so cooking times are always a basic guideline and should always be tested first in your own slow cooker and time adjusted as needed.