Cheesy Meatball Sliders
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Serves: 15
  • 2 pounds of ground beef chuck
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese (3/4 cup - ¼ cup)
  • 1 cup grated romano cheese
  • 4 string cheese sticks, each cut into 4ths
  • 4 cups of red sauce, use your favorite spaghetti sauce (2½ cups - 1½ cups)
  • slider buns
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Lightly spray a baking dish with oil.
  3. Spread 3 cups of red sauce on the bottom of the baking dish.
  4. In a large bowl mix gently together the beef, garlic, onion, oregano, basil, ¾ mozzarella and romano cheese. Do not over mix.
  5. Divide mixture into 15 equal size balls. Press ¼ of a cheese stick into center of the meatball and close meat around cheese.
  6. Place the meatballs in the baking dish and top with remaining sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until cooked to 165 degrees F using a meat thermometer.
  8. Remove from the oven and serve.
Recipe by Mamal Diane at