Italian Meatball Sliders Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Meatball Sliders recipe? Learn how to make Italian Meatball Sliders using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pgwillia

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Italian Meatball Sliders

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tbsp shallots, finely diced
1/3 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs), toasted
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 ounces Ground Pork
8 ounce turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups Tomato Basil Marinara

Recipe Directions for Italian Meatball Sliders

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat; swirl to coat. Add garlic and shallots to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until shallots are softened, stirring frequently. Combine shallot mixture, ricotta, and next 8 ingredients (through egg) in a medium bowl. Shape mixture into 12 (1-inch) meatballs; flatten each meatball slightly.

  2. 2. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan. Add meatballs to pan; cook 6 minutes, turning once. Add marinara sauce; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until meatballs are done. Top bottom half of each bun with 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce, 1 meatball, 1 basil leaf, and top half of bun.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
217
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
93mg
31%
Sodium
503mg
21%
Potassium
78mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
8.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 8% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
    Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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