are you tired of the traditional summer sloppy joe? or maybe, you are looking for a smaller portion burger to serve to your guests. this recipe is very tasty and has just the right ingredients to make mini sliders for a party of 12.
using one pound of ground round, add about 1/4 cup of panko breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup of milk, and minced garlic to taste. season with salt and pepper as desired. combine the mixture and using a meatball spoon, form into balls. bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or longer until done.
in a large deep skillet, add one tablespoon olive oil and brown one chopped onion. add 3/4 large jar of marinara sauce to warm. when the meatballs are done in the oven, transfer to the stove top skillet. combine and prepare to serve.
using small slider buns, open and add shredded mozzarella cheese as desired, and then top with a meatball to serve. i added dill pickles as well.
a great idea for easy breezy summertime at its’ best. this meal leaves more time to spend in the garden ! enjoy.