Caprese Meatball Sliders

Caprese Meatball Sliders takes around 30 minutes from beginning to end. This hor d'oeuvre has 230 calories, 12g of protein, and 11g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 24 and costs 81 cents per serving. 20 people have tried and liked this recipe. This recipe from Everyday Dishes requires basil leaves, slider buns, black pepper, and mozzarella cheese. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 27%. Similar recipes are Caprese Sliders, Meatball Sliders, and Meatball Sliders.

Servings: 24

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

Basil leaves, for garnish

2 tsp beef bouillon, or salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

3/4 cup breadcrumbs

2 large eggs

2 lbs ground chuck

1 1/2 cups marinara sauce

1/4 cup milk

6 slices mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup onion, finely minced

2 dozen slider buns

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Equipment:

baking sheet

oven

mixing bowl

whisk

sauce pan

baking pan

aluminum foil

Cooking instruction summary:

Place rack in center of oven then preheat to 400 degrees. Meanwhile, lightly coat baking sheet with non-stick spray then set aside. Place ground beef into a large mixing bowl, add onion then set aside.In a small bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, bouillon, pepper and Worcestershire sauce until the eggs are well beaten and the bouillon has dissolved. Pour the liquid mixture over the beef then mix until combined.Add breadcrumbs into the beef mixture then mix until they are evenly distributed and the mixture is thick.Roll the meat into 24 golf ball-sized meatballs, place onto prepared baking sheet then bake 1820 minutes until nicely browned. For uniform balls, you can use a medium cookie scoop.While the meatballs bake, bring marinara sauce to a simmer in small saucepan. Cut each slice of cheese into four squares. Set aside. Using two 9" x13" baking pans, place bottom half of 12 slider buns in each pan. Spoon marinara on each bun then place a meatball on top. Spoon more marinara on top of each meatball and add a cheese square on each meatball. Add tops to each sandwich, cover pans with foil, and bake 10 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10 minutes more until cheese is completely melted.Stick a basil leaf under each meatball for garnish, place on a serving platter and enjoy.

 

Step by step:


1. Place rack in center of oven then preheat to 400 degrees. Meanwhile, lightly coat baking sheet with non-stick spray then set aside.

2. Place ground beef into a large mixing bowl, add onion then set aside.In a small bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, bouillon, pepper and Worcestershire sauce until the eggs are well beaten and the bouillon has dissolved.

3. Pour the liquid mixture over the beef then mix until combined.

4. Add breadcrumbs into the beef mixture then mix until they are evenly distributed and the mixture is thick.

5. Roll the meat into 24 golf ball-sized meatballs, place onto prepared baking sheet then bake 1820 minutes until nicely browned. For uniform balls, you can use a medium cookie scoop.While the meatballs bake, bring marinara sauce to a simmer in small saucepan.

6. Cut each slice of cheese into four squares. Set aside. Using two 9" x13" baking pans, place bottom half of 12 slider buns in each pan. Spoon marinara on each bun then place a meatball on top. Spoon more marinara on top of each meatball and add a cheese square on each meatball.

7. Add tops to each sandwich, cover pans with foil, and bake 10 minutes.

8. Remove foil and bake 10 minutes more until cheese is completely melted.Stick a basil leaf under each meatball for garnish, place on a serving platter and enjoy.


Nutrition Information:

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231k Calories
11g Protein
11g Total Fat
20g Carbs
2% Health Score
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Calories
231k
12%

Fat
11g
17%

  Saturated Fat
4g
25%

Carbohydrates
20g
7%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
48mg
16%

Sodium
188mg
8%

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Protein
11g
24%

Vitamin B12
1µg
17%

Selenium
9µg
13%

Zinc
1mg
13%

Iron
2mg
12%

Phosphorus
106mg
11%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Calcium
81mg
8%

Vitamin B6
0.16mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.12mg
7%

Fiber
1g
7%

Potassium
183mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.06mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.34mg
3%

Magnesium
12mg
3%

Manganese
0.06mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.44mg
3%

Vitamin A
142IU
3%

Copper
0.06mg
3%

Folate
11µg
3%

Vitamin C
1mg
2%

Vitamin K
1µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.18µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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