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Slow Cooker Overnight Goetta

Slow Cooker Overnight Goetta is the perfect breakfast treat to feed a crowd and simple to make in the slow cooker.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, German
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 40 minutes
Servings 3 pounds
Author Quinn Caudill


  • 5 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups pinhead or steel cut oats
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 4 leaves bay
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal


  1. Place water, oats, salt and pepper into the crock pot and mix well.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour, stirring 2 or 3 times.
  3. Add sausage and ground beef. Using a wooden spoon, break up meat into small pieces.
  4. Add onion, sage, thyme and bay leaves.
  5. Cook overnight or at least 5 hours on low, stirring occasionally.
  6. Uncover and stir in cornmeal.
  7. Cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove bay leaves.
  9. Turn out into 2-3 loaf pans lined with plastic wrap, cover and chill in fridge until set.
  10. When set, turn out and slice in 1/4 to1/2 inch slices. Freeze for up to 6 months
  11. Fry slices in a little butter or oil until brown and crusty, Flip carefully.

Recipe Notes

Place a glass or stoneware loaf pan on top of the gotta loaf as it sets up in the fridge. Makes it a little more dense.

First published by Quinn Caudill for www.dadwhats4dinner.com ©2016 all rights reserved.