Slow Cooker French Style Meatloaf

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Recipe for Dorothea's Slow Cooker French Style Meatloaf. Original recipe from the kitchen of Dorothea Loescher, a true lady of grace.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground ham
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons cognac or brandy
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Gently mix the first 6 ingredients thoroughly, then add the egg yolks and seasonings, mixing again. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the meat mixture. Form into a loaf and place in a buttered (or non-stick sprayed) slow cooker. Dot top of loaf with 2 tablespoons butter. Cover with lid and cook on low setting for 8-10 hours, or high setting 4-5 hours. Serve with parsley buttered new potatoes and a nice vegetable.
  2. Original recipe from the kitchen of Dorothea Loescher, a true lady of grace, adapted for crockery-style cooking by Wendy Louise
  3. A Tip from the Kitchen Separating your eggs and Beating the whites stiff, before folding into a meat loaf makes for a lighter, more delicate loaf.