Magic Meat Loaf

Carolyn Baer Conrath, WI

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 9–11 Hours


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup milk
  • tsp. salt
  • 2 slices bread, crumbled
  • lbs. ground beef
  • half a small onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped celery
  • ketchup
  • green pepper rings
  • 4–6 potatoes, cubed
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4-Quart


  1. Combine egg, milk, salt, and bread crumbs in large bowl.
  2. Allow bread crumbs to soften. Add meat, onions, green peppers, and celery. Shape into loaf and place off to the side in slow cooker.
  3. Top with ketchup and green pepper rings.
  4. Toss potatoes with melted butter. Spoon into cooker alongside meat loaf.
  5. Cover. Cook on High 1 hour, then on Low 8–10 hours.