What fat content is best for meatloaf?

Chef's answer
Regular ground beef (70% to 77% lean)
  • Fat adds flavor, so use this type for juicy burgers, chili, tacos and spaghetti sauce.
  • Regular ground beef is less expensive than ground chuck or sirloin. Ground chuck (78% to 84% lean)
  • Ideal for meatloaf and meatballs, ground chuck holds its shape during cooking.
10 Jan 2017
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