Cheesy Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders

Cheesy Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders

Ingredients

For the meatball sliders:

  •     1 lb. ground beef
  •     1 large egg
  •     1 teaspoon kosher salt
  •     1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  •     1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  •     1/4 cup grated parmesan
  •     2 Tablespoons chopped basil
  •     1 Tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  •     1 cup marinara sauce
  •     1 package (12 ct.) dinner rolls
  •     12 slices mozzarella cheese

For the garlic butter:

  •     4 Tablespoons melted butter
  •     2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  •     2 Tablespoons chopped basil
  •     2 Tablespoons grated parmesan

Instruction

    For the meatball sliders:

  1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2.  Halve individual dinner rolls; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine beef, egg, salt, pepper, garlic powder, parmesan, and chopped basil. Mix until all ingredients are well blended.
  4. Shape mixture into 12 golf ball-sized meatballs; set aside on a plate.
  5. Set a large pan to medium-high heat. Once hot, add meatballs and cook
  6. 1-2 minutes per side, then flip. (They do not need to be fully cooked at this point.) Remove meatballs to a paper-towel lined plate; drain excess fat in pan.
  7. Pour marinara sauce into the pan and place meatballs in the sauce. Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping meatballs occasionally, until sauce has reduced to a thick consistency. Remove from heat.
  8. Place one meatball inside each halved dinner roll. Top with sliced mozzarella, then cover with dinner roll top. Place on a large baking sheet.

For the garlic butter:

  1. In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic, basil, and parmesan, stirring until evenly mixed.
  2. Pour garlic butter mixture over top of the sliders.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the rolls are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  4. Cut into individual sandwiches, and serve.

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