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Slow-Cooker Meat Loaf

An old standby gets fun Mexican flair and an easy new preparation method in this recipe shared by Julie Sterchi of Jackson, Missouri. The round loaf gets extra flavor when served with salsa.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup taco sauce
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed corn chips
  • 1/3 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • Additional taco sauce or salsa


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into a round loaf; place in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low until a thermometer reads 160°, 6-8 hours. Serve with taco sauce or salsa.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 258 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 471mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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  • Clyde
    Sep 3, 2020

    Needs some diced onion, garlic, and diced poblano peppers.

  • noodle192000
    Jun 6, 2020

    When I made it "as-is" it was way too salty. Using lower-salt corn chips helped a lot. It's been a go-to in my house for years now.