Meatball Sliders


Try a twist on the traditional American sliders and turn them Italian instead! This easy, “mess free”, mini meatball sub is a great appetizer for the big game or any party you host.

Meatball Sliders 

Serves: 32-40 sliders
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ¾ cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 pkgs. Martin’s party potato rolls (24/pkg.), sliced in half
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line rimmed aluminum baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Gently mix ground beef, bread crumbs, cheese, egg, garlic powder, salt & pepper together by hand in a large bowl. Do not overwork beef, simply mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Roll 2” meatballs and place on baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Slice meatballs into quarters.
  6. Place bottom half of roll on serving tray. Top with meatball, a tsp. of sauce, sprinkle of shredded mozzarella, top of roll. Continue process until all sliders are assembled.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!


Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali

Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali, co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Partybluprints Blog, a are lifestyle and entertaining experts. In October 2010, Dawn and Elizabeth published their first book, Plan to Party.  Their mission is to make home entertaining simple and special. Dawn and Elizabeth have been featured on NBCTODAY Show, Fox TV Good Day NY, Good Housekeeping, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Consumer Report’s Smart Shopper, Redbook Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, Money Talks News, Denver Life, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Fox News Strategy Room, CBS NY2, and many more regional and local radio shows and newspapers. In addition, they have been featured on countless sites and blogs including,,, and’s “Insider’s Blog”.

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