This recipe is not for the faint of heart. My husband said he wanted meatloaf for dinner. A “manly meatloaf” with enough for leftover meatloaf sandwiches for the next day. Well we are a large family, so a regular meatloaf normally just feeds us for dinner and that’s it. Not this recipe though…this one has plenty for dinner and leftovers. Get out your big crock-pot for this one because it has 5 pounds of ground beef in it. And let me just tell you, this stuff is good too! Of course you can cut the recipe in half if you want to. But if you have a crew to feed or want left overs for sandwiches or just to put the extra in the freezer for another meal (or two) give this recipe a try and let me know what you think!
Get out the big crock-pot for this recipe! I used a 7 quart crock-pot myself. I like to do a glaze on top of my meatloaf….to make just combine ½ cup ketchup and ¼ cup brown sugar and spread over the meatloaf before cooking.
5 Lbs. Lean Ground Beef
4 Eggs, Beaten
2 Package Of Stuffing Mix (such as Stove Top Brand)
3 Cloves Of Garlic
1 Teaspoon Liquid Smoke
¼ Cup Mustard
¼ Cup Ketchup
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
1 Teaspoon Dried Rosemary
1 Cup Water
Combine all ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
Dump meat mixture into crock-pot and pat down evenly.
If using glaze, glaze your meatloaf with ketchup and brown sugar mixture.
Cover crock-pot with lid and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Serve with your favorite side dishes. We enjoyed this with mashed potatoes and corn. Make meatloaf sandwiches or freeze leftovers for an extra meal or two.
Hi Heidi here, I am a über (one of my favorite words by the way) busy work at home mom. I am married to my high-school sweetheart and together we are raising 5 lovely children in the "Cowboy State" Wyoming. We however are not cowboys or cowgirls, in fact we live nowhere near a ranch, but in my spare time I do enjoy going to "The Walmart" on a Saturday morning and gawking at the cowboys as they come into town for provisions (shhh don't tell my husband I said that!). In my spare time I enjoy cooking (in my crock-pot of course), gardening, reading, watching chick flicks, shopping, playing with my pets and going to coffee with my girlfriends.