- Meatball Sliders

Meatball Sliders

COSORI Original
  • 15 Min

    Prep Time
  • 19 Min

    Cook Time
  • 9

 - Meatball Sliders


  1. Step 1

    Place olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat to start the meatballs.

  2. Step 2

    Add the diced onion and sauté until translucent and lightly golden, about 3 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté for another minute.

  4. Step 4

    Remove the skilletfrom the heat and let cool to room temperature.

  5. Step 5

    Transfer the cooled onions and garlic to a large bowl.

  6. Step 6

    Add the beef, parsley, egg, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper, and mix with your hands until well combined.

  7. Step 7

    Shape all of the mixture into 2-inch balls.

  8. Step 8

    Select the Preheat function on the Cosori Smart Air Fryer, then press Start/Pause.

  9. Step 9

    Place the meatballs into the preheated air fryer and lightly spray the tops with oil spray.

  10. Step 10

    Set temperature to 400°F and time to 12 minutes, then press Start/Pause.

  11. Step 11

    Remove the meatballs when done and transfer to a plate.

    • Note: Clean the air fryer basket before continuing.
  12. Step 12

    Place butter in a small skillet over medium heat to start the sliders.

  13. Step 13

    Add the minced garlic once the butter is sizzling, then turn off the heat. Let the garlic infuse the butter for 5 minutes.

  14. Step 14

    Cut a 2-inch-diameter circle into the top of each roll without cutting all the way through, creating a well. Discard the removed bread.

  15. Step 15

    Brush the garlic butter over the outside and inside of each roll.

  16. Step 16

    Line the air fryer basket with foil that goes up the sides of the basket.

  17. Step 17

    Place the rolls into the air fryer basket.

  18. Step 18

    Set temperature to 400°F and time to 5 minutes, then press Start/Pause.

  19. Step 19

    Remove the rolls when golden brown and lightly toasted.

  20. Step 20

    Place 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce into the bottom of each well, then place the meatballs on top.

  21. Step 21

    Top each meatball with another tablespoon of tomato sauce and sprinkle cheese over the whole roll.

  22. Step 22

    Set temperature to 400°F and time to 2 minutes, then press Start/Pause.

  23. Step 23

    Remove the sliders when done and the cheese is melted and golden.

  24. Step 24

    Serve the sliders warm, topped with fresh basil.