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Meatball Sliders
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Meatball Sliders

Meatball Sliders

Makes 8 slider sandwiches


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb Italian sausage (casing removed)
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (store bought or make Sam’s Everyday Tomato Sauce)
  • 8 Hawaiian Rolls, sliced
  • Butter
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto sauce (store bought or make Sam’s Fresh Basil Pesto)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl add beef, sausage, garlic powder, parsley, bread crumbs, ricotta cheese, eggs, salt and pepper - mix well and form into 2 inch meatballs (should get about 8 meatballs) and place on an edged baking pan
  3. Bake meatballs for about 20ish minutes or until internal temperature is 165 degrees in the center
  4. Heat tomato sauce in a small saucepan on low heat then add cooked meatballs to the tomato sauce until all the meatballs are coated
  5. Lightly butter rolls and cook in a non-stick pan until golden brown on cut sides
  6. Build: grilled bun, pesto, “sauced” meatball and top bun - boom!