If you like gyros, you are going to love this recipe, Greek-inspired Meatloaf! This meatloaf makes delicious gyro sandwiches, especially when you add Tzatziki sauce on top! ! This recipe calls for only a few ingredients and is packed with flavor! In my opinion, the slow cooker is the very best way to cook a meatloaf. This meal is easy to throw together, and let your crockpot do the cooking for you!
Gyros are my favorite sandwich! Not only will I always order gyros when they are available on a restaurant menu, but I love making them at home! This Greek-Inspired Meatloaf cuts into slices similar to gyros you might see at a restaurant.
This loaf has all of my favorite Greek flavors. All you need for this super easy recipe is:
minced garlic cloves
Cavaliers Greek Seasoning
Italian Bread crumbs
Ground Beef, you can also use lean ground turkey, ground pork, or lamb.
Milk or half and half
For the gyro sandwiches:
This recipe is super easy to prepare! All you need to do is mix the ground beef in a large bowl with the breadcrumbs, egg, minced onion, minced garlic, milk, and seasonings. Mix everything well and form a loaf. Place the meatloaf into your slow cooker pot and cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. Once the meatloaf is fully cooked, slice your meatloaf and build your gyros.
When I make traditional meatloaf, I always look forward to using the leftovers for meatloaf sandwiches. When you make this Greek meatloaf, you should make the gyros for the main meal and make more with your meatloaf.
Here are some side dishes for you to try with this meatloaf
After I started cooking meatloaf in my crockpot, I stopped making it in the oven. If you like this recipe, try my other slow cooker meatloaf recipes.
This meal might not be low in calories, but it is high in protein, low in sodium, and makes a well-balanced meal. I love how mouthwatering meatloaf tastes when it is cooked in a slow cooker. It turns out tender and moist every single time I cook it this way.
Slow Cooker Greek Meatloaf
If you like gyros, you are going to love this recipe, Greek-inspired Meatloaf! This meatloaf makes delicious gyro sandwiches, especially when you add Tzatziki sauce on top!
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 teaspoon marjoram
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 tablespoon Cavender's greek seasoning
- 1 cup Italian Breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 shallot or small onion minced
Build your Gyro
- Pita Bread or Naan warmed
- kalamata olives
- tzatziki sauce
In a large bowl, mix ground beef, oregano, marjoram, Cavender's Greek seasoning, breadcrumbs, egg, and milk.
Form a meatloaf and place it into your slow cooker.
Slow cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
Remove from the slow cooker when it has cooked all the way through. serve.
If you love gyros, you should try a few of my other gyro recipes
I hope you enjoy this meatloaf as much as my family did! If you make this, please let me know how it turned out for you! Please tag me on social media or comment below and let me know how you liked it!