• 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ cup white onion, diced
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple, drained and juice reserved
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice (from reserve)
  • 4 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger
  1. In a large bowl add beef, eggs, bread crumbs, onion, crushed pineapple, parsley, salt, garlic and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl mix ketchup, brown sugar, pineapple juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke and ginger until blended.
  3. Reserve ⅓ cup of the marinade for serving.
  4. Pour the remaining sauce in meat mixture and mix all the ingredients until combined and form mixture into a ball.
  5. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray or liner.
  6. Place meat into slow cooker and form into a loaf.
  7. Brush 1-2 tablespoons of reserved marinade on top.
  8. Cover and cook on low for about 6-7 hours, until internal temperature of meat placed in the center is 160 degrees.
  9. Carefully remove loaf with a large spatula and place on serving platter or slice and serve directly in slow cooker.
  10. Drizzle cooked meatloaf with remaining marinade before serving.

Recipe source: motherthyme