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Chicken Meatball Sliders with Pesto Spread
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Spice Islands®

Chicken Meatball Sliders with Pesto Spread

Difficulty

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

12 sliders

Ingredients

Instructions

Pesto: Combine all ingredients except oil in a blender or food processor and blend until pureed. Add oil slowly in a stream until fully combined. Set aside.

Chicken Meatballs: Heat spinach on a microwave-safe plate for one minute; set aside to cool. Transfer to double layer of paper towels; fold over and squeeze excess moisture from spinach.

Combine spinach, onions, vinegar, Worcestershire, salt and peppers in blender or food processor and process until finely minced. Transfer mixture into a mixing bowl with ground chicken and bread crumbs; stir until well combined. Form into 12 golf ball-sized meatballs. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Arrange meatballs in skillet and cook for 6 to 8 minutes turning meatballs until browned and cooked through.

Spread pesto onto both halves of each slider rolls, add desired toppings and one meatball per roll. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip:  Slightly flatten each meatball for quicker cooking and easier eating!

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