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Meat Loaf Florentine


Today is Slow Cooking Thursday, hosted by the lovely Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom . Share a recipe on your blog and go link it at her blog.


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From “Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook” (1976 edition)

Serves 6 to 8.

2 slightly beaten eggs
1/2 cup milk
1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
1 (10-oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 tbls. soy sauce
1-1/4 tsps. salt
1/4 tsp. bottled hot pepper sauce
2 lbs. ground beef
Mushroom Sauce (recipe follows)

1. Combine eggs, milk, bread crumbs, spinach, soy sauce, salt and hot pepper sauce. Add ground beef; mix well.

2. Lightly grease bottom and sides of slow-cooker insert.

3. Shape meat mixture in round loaf to fit bottom of cooker; place inside cooker.

4. Cover and cook on High setting for 4 hours. Using two spatulas, remove meatloaf; drain off excess fat.

5. Serve with Mushroom Sauce.

Mushroom Sauce
1 (3-oz.) can sliced mushrooms, undrained
2 tbls. all-purpose flour
1 cup sour cream
2 tbls. snipped chives

1. In saucepan over low heat, blend undrained mushrooms into all-purpose flour.

2. Add sour cream and snipped chives. Cook, stirring constantly until mushroom mixture thickens. Do not boil.




Comments on: "Meat Loaf Florentine" (6)

  1. This looks great. I’ve attempted to do meat loaf in the crock pot before and have had no luck. I’ll try again with this one. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Oh that looks so good MJ 🙂

    I’ll be back tomorrow for the Freezer Friday, I recently ran across some great recipes to share!

  3. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing.


  4. This looks good – really good! I’ll be back tomorrow. 🙂

  5. Never crossed my mind to do meatloaf in the crock pot! Genius!

  6. Sounds so good I could taste it! I need to try it….haven’t made meatloaf in AGES!


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