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BLT Meatball Sliders

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.


1-1/2 dozen

Take sliders to an all-new level with the addition of bacon and ground pork. Mayonnaise gets a bit of zip from ranch dip mix. Your guests will surely make these disappear fast. —Damali Campbell, New York, New York
BLT Meatball Sliders Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound uncooked bacon strips
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ranch dip mix
  • 18 dinner rolls, split
  • 3 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 3 plum tomatoes, sliced


  1. Place bacon in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped. In a large bowl, combine the milk, egg, bread crumbs, onion and seasonings. Crumble the bacon, pork and beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 2-in. meatballs.
  2. Place in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  3. Combine mayonnaise and dip mix; spread on roll tops. Layer each roll bottom with salad greens, a tomato slice and a meatball; replace tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 slider: 384 calories, 25g fat (7g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 691mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.

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