Meatloaf Quesadillas with Logan Junior Chef

If you're stuck with leftover meatloaf, there's no reason to let it sit in the fridge. Why not turn it into an easy, cheesy quesadilla? Logan Junior Chef of Memphis, Tennessee is the winner of our Best Southern Cook competition, and this whiz kid's cooking up just what you need. He's sharing his juicy, flavorful meatloaf recipe – aptly titled "Fiesta Meatloaf" – and how you can turn last night's dinner into today's hot lunch.


Logan Junior Chef's Fiesta Meatloaf

1 1/4 cup ground beef
1/4 cup ketchup
1 egg
1/4 cup of finely diced red peppers
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 t wasabi powder
1 tablespoon mustard prepared
1/2 diced onion
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Salt to taste (Logan recommends a large pinch)

For Quesadillas
8 flour tortillas
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Sliced meatloaf
1 red pepper, thinly sliced

Mix all meatloaf ingredients until combined. Form into a loaf, and then bake at 350˚F for 40 minutes or until inside is 160˚F. To assemble the quesadilla, add cheese, meatloaf, and strips of red pepper between the flour tortillas, and grill on both sides. To make Logan's special dipping sauce, mix together ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, some Worcestershire sauce, and a little bit of cayenne pepper.

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