What Is The Shelf Life Of Meatloaf?
Meatloaf (freshly baked)
Refrigerator → 3 to 5 days
Freezer → 1 to 2 months (optimum quality)
How long does a meatloaf keep in the fridge?
The precise answer to this question largely depends on storage conditions.
A freshly baked meatloaf will generally keep 3-5 days in the refrigerator. Cover with foil or cling film before refrigerating.
How long can you leave a meatloaf at room temperature?
Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 4°C and 60°C. A meatloaf should be thrown away if it sits more than 2 hours at room temperature.
Can you freeze a meatloaf?
Yeah. Carefully wrap meatloaf in aluminum foil or plastic wrap, or freeze in a heavy-duty freezer bag.
How long can a meatloaf keep in the freezer?
When stored under the proper conditions, a meatloaf maintains optimal quality for approximately 1 to 2 months in the freezer, but remains safe to eat beyond this period.
How do you know if a meatloaf has expired?
The best way is to smell and examine the meatloaf. Discard it if it smells or looks unusual, or if mold appears.