Melt-In-Your-Mouth Meat Loaf

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'When my husband and I were first married, he refused to eat meat loaf because he said it was bland and dry,' recalls Suzanne Codner of Starbuck, Minnesota. 'Then I prepared this version, and it became his favorite meal.'

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup milk

  • cup seasoned bread crumbs

  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon rubbed sage

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • ¼ cup ketchup

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard

  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well (mixture will be moist.) Shape into a round loaf; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Spoon over the meat loaf. Cook 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before cutting.