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2 slices of turkey meatloaf on a gray plate with mashed cauliflower

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatloaf

The best tried and true turkey meatloaf recipe that my family LOVES! This simple Slow Cooker Turkey Meatloaf is foolproof and perfect for family meals!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 221kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon herb and garlic seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons BBQ sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Brown sugar


  • Mix panko and milk and set aside for 5 minutes
  • Mix turkey, seasonings, egg and soaked panko in bowl until just combined
  • Form into loaf and place into slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 until meatloaf reaches internal temperature of 160 degrees.
  • Mix together BBQ Sauce, tomato paste and sugar
  • Brush over meatloaf and let cook on high in slow cooker for another 15-20 minutes
  • Let rest 15 minutes before slicing


  • Use any favorite all purpose seasoning blend in place of the herb and garlic seasoning if desired.  Steak seasoning is a good option.
  • Prep ahead: Make meatloaf as instructed, don’t add sauce, wrap in plastic wrap, place in zippered freezer bag, store in fridge up to 3 days or freezer up to 3 months
  • Thaw fully in fridge overnight before cooking
  • Let cool completely, store in air tight containers in fridge up to 3 days or freezer for up to 3 months


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 312mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.9mg