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What temperature should my meatloaf reach to be fully cooked.

asked by Elaine Ruth almost 5 years ago
4 answers 65900 views
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pierino

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added almost 5 years ago

130F with a rest (covered) should be hot enough.

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added almost 5 years ago

Ground beef really should be cooked to 155 degrees.

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added 10 months ago

Ground beef needs to be cooked to a higher temperature than other beef. Firstly because of its higher fat consistency and closer texture (denser). Secondly because unlike an integral cut of meat, ground beef has been exposed to more bacteria.
If you take it slowly it will not be dry!

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added almost 5 years ago

Same as with any beef recipe ... 125-130 will be medium rare, 150-165 will be well done.

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