Meatball Sliders

Meatball Sliders

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients:

1 1/4 lbs. ground beef
1 jar Monte Bene Spicy Marinara pasta sauce
1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
2 eggs
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp. salt
Pepper to taste
12 dinner rolls
12 slices provolone cheese
    Preparation: 

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a large bowl, mix ground beef, bread crumbs, eggs, garlic, cheese, salt, and pepper. Make meat into 1" balls and place in a baking dish. Add 1/8" film of water to baking dish to keep meatballs moist. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

    Lower oven to 350 degrees. Place dinner rolls on a sheet pan. Split open the dinner rolls and place a slice of provolone, a spoonful of Monte Bene Spicy Marinara pasta sauce, and a meatball inside each.  Place sheet pan of sliders into the oven for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and serve warm.