Meatball Sliders

Health score
7%
Meatball Sliders
45 min.
20
323kcal

Ingredients

  • 0.5  bay leaves 
  • cups sandwich bread fresh white (6 slices sandwich bread)
  • 0.5 teaspoon marjoram dried
  • large eggs lightly beaten
  • 0.5 cup flat parsley finely chopped
  •  garlic clove minced
  •  garlic clove minced
  • pound ground pork 
  • pound ground beef lean (not )
  • 0.3 cup olive oil 
  • 0.5 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1.5 cups parmesan grated
  • 20 small slider buns split (2-inch)
  • teaspoon sugar 
  • 56 ounce canned tomatoes whole canned
  • cups vegetable oil 
  • 0.7 cup milk whole
  • medium onion sweet yellow finely chopped

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • pot
  • blender

Directions

  1. To make the tomato sauce:Pure tomatoes with their juice in a blender and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat and saut onion until golden, about 6 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and saut, stirring, 1 minute.
  4. Add tomato pure, sugar, bay leaf, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 40 to 50 minutes. Discard bay leaf.Make meatballs while sauce simmers:Stir together bread crumbs and milk in a large bowl and let stand 10 minutes.
  5. Add meat, garlic, cheese, eggs, parsley, oregano, marjoram, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and blend until just combined well (do not overmix). Form level 1/4-cup portions into meatballs.
  6. Heat oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat hot and fry meatballs, about 6 at a time, turning occasionally, until well browned and cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes per batch.
  7. Add drained meatballs to tomato sauce and simmer, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are heated through.Assemble sliders with a meatball and 1 tablespoon sauce per bun.
  8. Garnish with baby greens and secure each with a wooden pick.

Nutrition Facts

Calories323kcal
Protein20.17%
Fat48.3%
Carbs31.53%

Properties

Glycemic Index
15.34
Glycemic Load
2.86
Inflammation Score
-5
Nutrition Score
12.36%

Flavonoids

Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.01mg
Apigenin
3.24mg
Luteolin
0.04mg
Kaempferol
0.22mg
Myricetin
0.46mg
Quercetin
2.83mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:322.54kcal
16.13%
Fat:17.31g
26.64%
Saturated Fat:4.95g
30.91%
Carbohydrates:25.42g
8.47%
Net Carbohydrates:22.96g
8.35%
Sugar:6.26g
6.96%
Cholesterol:55.07mg
18.36%
Sodium:306.18mg
13.31%
Protein:16.27g
32.54%
Vitamin K:37.19µg
35.42%
Selenium:14.83µg
21.18%
Phosphorus:184.96mg
18.5%
Calcium:178.89mg
17.89%
Vitamin B1:0.27mg
17.71%
Vitamin B6:0.33mg
16.53%
Iron:2.96mg
16.47%
Vitamin B3:3.2mg
16.01%
Zinc:2.18mg
14.55%
Vitamin B12:0.85µg
14.09%
Vitamin C:10.76mg
13.04%
Vitamin B2:0.22mg
12.66%
Potassium:360.82mg
10.31%
Fiber:2.46g
9.84%
Vitamin E:1.46mg
9.74%
Manganese:0.15mg
7.46%
Magnesium:27.45mg
6.86%
Vitamin A:321.13IU
6.42%
Folate:25.24µg
6.31%
Vitamin B5:0.6mg
5.99%
Copper:0.11mg
5.64%
Vitamin D:0.25µg
1.66%
Source:Foodista