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Sloppy Joe Pizza Sliders
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Sloppy Joe Pizza Sliders

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pizza-sliders, sloppy-joe-pizza-sliders, sloppy-joes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Stand time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 516kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • ½ lb spicy or sweet Italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 14 oz jar pizza sauce
  • 1 4 oz can sliced black olives, drained
  • ½ cup pepperoni minis
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese plus 1 Tbsp
  • 16 slices mozzerella cheese
  • 1 15 oz package potato dinner rolls (i.e. Martin)
  • 16 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoon melted butter plus ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet heat a few drizzles of olive oil. Saute the diced onion, green pepper and mushrooms for 5 minutes until softened and beginning to brown. Season with 1 ½ teaspoon dry Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon garlic salt, ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  • Add the ground beef and Italian sausage. Cook over medium high heat until no pink remains. Drain any excess fat from the pan.
  • Add the pizza sauce, black olives, pepperoni minis and ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese. Mix well then remove from the heat.
  • Slice the rolls through the middle removing the top from the bottom half. Cover the bottom with cheese, cutting pieces to fit if needed.
  • Spread the sloppy joe pizza sauce filling over the cheese, then repeat with another layer of cheese slices. Cover with the top..
  • Mix the melted butter with ¼ teaspoon of garlic salt. Brush over the top of the rolls. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover loosely with foil. Bake for 25 minutes then uncover and continue to bake another 5-10 minutes until golden.
  • Cut apart and serve.

Notes

The filling can be made in advance to save time. Cover tightly and store in the refrigerator until assembling the sloppy joe pizza sliders.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1083mg | Potassium: 339mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 421mg | Iron: 2mg