Meat Loaf Dinner

Esther Lehman Croghan, NY

Prep. Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 9–10 Hours


  • 6 potatoes, cubed
  • 4 carrots, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 large shredded wheat biscuit, crushed
  • ¼ cup chili sauce
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. dried marjoram
  • tsp. pepper
  • 1 lb. ground beef

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4–5-Quart


  1. Place potatoes and carrots in slow cooker. Season with salt.
  2. Combine egg, shredded wheat, chili sauce, onion, salt, marjoram, and pepper. Add ground beef. Mix well. Shape into loaf, slightly smaller in diameter than the cooker. Place on top of vegetables, not touching sides of cooker.
  3. Cover. Cook on Low 9–10 hours.


Substitute ½ cup bread crumbs or dry oatmeal for crushed shredded wheat biscuit.