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Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Meatball Sliders

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These Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Meatball Sliders are a great game day appetizer that is so good, you’ll have more than just one!

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This is one of the easiest finger food to make and most requested for the Big Game, parties, potlucks, and more. You can make as many you want depending the number guests simply by just adding more meatballs, cheese, marinara sauce and sliders buns to the recipe.

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So how do you make this dish? It’s simple by layering the toppings on a slider bun topping it with Parmesan cheese and baking. It’s that easy! If you don’t want to use Parmesan cheese for the sliders, you could also use Mozzarella , Provolone or Pepper Jack cheese.

Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Meatball Sliders

Ingredients

Makes 12 Sliders

Slider buns, 12 count
12 Meatballs, cooked
Olive Oil
1 cup Marinara sauce
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Italian seasoning
1/2 bag Mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cook meatballs per package directions.

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Add a layer of the bottom half of the slider buns in an 11 X 13 casserole dish.  Spread marinara sauce on the bottom half of each slider bun. Add meatballs to the buns and then sauce on top. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over top.

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Add the top to each bun and brush the tops of each bun with olive oil. Sprinkle Italian seasoning over the tops of the bun and then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake for 10 minutes. Remove foil and cook for another 10 minutes.

Serve immediately! 

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How to Make Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Sliders

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Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Meatball Sliders

Yield: Makes 12 Sliders
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These Baked Mozzarella & Parmesan Meatball Sliders is a great game day appetizer that is so good, you'll have more than just one!

Ingredients

  • Slider buns, 12 count
  • 12 Meatballs, cooked
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 bag Mozzarella cheese

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cook meatballs per package directions.
    2. Add a layer of the bottom half of the slider buns in an 11 X 13 casserole dish.  Spread marinara sauce on the bottom half of each slider bun. Add meatballs to the buns and then sauce on top. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over top.
    3. Add the top to each bun and brush the tops of each bun with olive oil. Sprinkle Italian seasoning over the tops of the bun and then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake for 10 minutes. Remove foil and cook for another 10 minutes.
    4. Serve immediately! 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 196Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 469mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 9g

What do you eat with meatball sliders?

While meatball sliders make a great appetizer you can also make them for dinner and have a salad, fries, or a vegetable to go with it making it a complete meal.

How do you cook meatballs?

There are several ways you can cook meatballs. The most popular ways are to pan fry or bake them. Pan frying is the fastest way to cook them. Whichever way you decide to cook them make sure they are at a temperature of 165 degrees F before eating.

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