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Meatball Sliders

This Meatball Sliders recipe is a huge hit with the kids and ready to go in under an hour! Try this delicious Meatball Sliders recipe today!
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18 sliders
Calories 173 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 homemade meatball recipe* (only the first 9 ingredients)
  • 2 tbsp Thrive Algae Oil
  • 1.5 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 18 slider buns
  • 9 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning


  1. Prepare homemade meatballs according to instructions. 

  2. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  4. In batches, cook meatballs, making sure not to overcrowd, for 10-12 minutes or until browned on all sides and cooked through. Stir frequently so not to burn. *Add more Thrive Algae Oil between batches if necessary.

  5. Once all the meatballs are cooked, add them back into the skillet with spaghetti sauce. 

  6. Cook for 3-5 more minutes. Then, remove from heat. 

  7. On your slider buns, place a quarter slice of cheese on the bottom, then a little bit of sauce from your skillet, one meatball, a little more sauce, another quarter slice of cheese and the top of the bun. *Use toothpicks to hold together if not staying together.

  8. Place on baking sheet and Repeat with remaining sliders. 

  9. Mix together the melted butter and Italian seasoning and brush mixture across the tops of meatball sliders

  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown on top.

  11. Serve

Recipe Notes

*Homemade meatball recipe can be swapped out for store bought meatballs. Look for meatballs at least 2" in diameter. Prepare according to directions.

**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 

Nutrition Facts
Meatball Sliders
Amount Per Serving (1 slider)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 196mg9%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.