Beef and Mushroom Meatball Sliders

Beef and Mushroom Meatball SlidersSliders are great for feeding a crowd and are especially kid friendly. These beef and mushroom sliders are a little on the spicy side, but you can definitely omit the red pepper flakes if you want to keep things on the mild side.

4 oz white button mushrooms
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb lean ground beef
1/3 cup bread crumbs
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
1 egg
2 tbsp +1/4 cup barbecue sauce
½ tsp red pepper flakes (can omit)

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a baking sheet with olive oil.

In a food processor, process mushrooms and garlic.

In a large bowl, combine mushroom mixture with beef, bread crumbs, parsley, egg, 2 tbsp barbecue sauce and red pepper flakes. Using a standard ice cream scoop, scoop mixture into 12 even meatballs. Brush with remaining ¼ cup of barbecue sauce.

Bake in oven for 35-45 minutes or until fully cooked.

Makes 12.

Recipe courtesy of Louisa Clements, Living Lou.