These Juicy Slider Recipes Are Perfect For Sunday Night Football Watch Parties

These Juicy Slider Recipes Are Perfect For Sunday Night Football Watch Parties

Nothing is more convenient and easy to make than sliders for Sunday Night Football. These versatile, flavourful little burgers provide you with so many different options to please whatever crowd you're feeding. From classic beef burgers to unique pork belly sliders, don't be afraid to try something new! When you serve these mini delights, the only moment of silence you'll get is when everyone is too busy chowing down.

1. Classic Beef Sliders

Nothing beats the timeless taste of Classic Beef Sliders during a Sunday night football game. Combine ground beef with a blend of garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Form small patties and grill them until they're juicy and flavorful. Serve these mini flavour explosions on slider buns with lettuce, tomato, and your favorite condiments. Now that's the perfect game-day snack!

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2. Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Spice up your game night with Buffalo Chicken Sliders! Shred cooked chicken and mix it with buffalo sauce, then heap it onto slider buns. Top with a quick homemade coleslaw and blue cheese crumbles for that extra zing. These sliders are a guaranteed touchdown when it comes to packing a punch in flavor!

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3. Pulled Pork Sliders

Pulled Pork Sliders are a crowd-pleaser with their tender, slow-cooked pork smothered in barbecue sauce. Cook the pork shoulder in a slow cooker with BBQ sauce until it's fall-apart tender. Shred the pork and serve on slider buns with extra BBQ sauce and a slice of pickle for a tangy twist.

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4. Veggie Burger Sliders

For a vegetarian option, Veggie Burger Sliders are a great pick. Combine black beans, breadcrumbs, chopped onions, and seasonings, then form them into small patties. Grill or pan-fry these patties and serve them on whole wheat slider buns with avocado slices and a spicy mayo sauce. Just because they've got no meat in them doesn't make them any less delicious.

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5. Meatball Parmesan Sliders

Meatball Parmesan Sliders bring an Italian flair to your football party. Make small meatballs from ground beef, garlic, parmesan, and Italian seasoning. After baking, place each meatball on a slider bun, top with marinara sauce and a slice of mozzarella, then broil until the cheese is melted and bubbly. It's a tasty bite of American-Italian fusion.

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6. Crab Cake Sliders

Crab Cake Sliders offer a luxurious twist to your game night. Mix lump crab meat with breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, and Old Bay seasoning to form small crab cakes. Pan-fry them until golden and serve on slider buns with a dollop of remoulade sauce and a sprig of fresh dill. It's a nice twist to your regular beef patties.

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7. Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Capture the essence of Philadelphia with these Philly Cheesesteak Sliders. Sauté thinly sliced steak with onions and peppers, then scoop this mixture onto slider buns. Top with slices of provolone cheese and broil until the cheese is perfectly melted. Who would ever say no to one of these?

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8. Hawaiian Chicken Sliders

Hawaiian Chicken Sliders bring a fun and tropical twist to the table. Marinate chicken breasts in a mixture of pineapple juice, soy sauce, and ginger, then grill them. Serve on slider buns with a slice of grilled pineapple and a spoonful of teriyaki sauce for a sweet and savory experience. If you're not a pineapple on pizza kind of guy, how about trying pineapple on burgers?

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9. Greek Lamb Sliders

Greek Lamb Sliders are a unique and flavorful option. Mix ground lamb with minced garlic, oregano, and feta cheese. Form into patties and grill. Serve these delectable sliders on pita bread with tzatziki sauce, sliced cucumbers, and red onion for a Mediterranean touch.

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10. Breakfast Sausage Sliders

Who says you can't have breakfast for dinner? Breakfast Sausage Sliders are perfect for late games. Cook breakfast sausage patties and place them on buttered slider buns. Add a fried egg and a slice of cheddar cheese for a comforting and hearty mini meal.

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11. BBQ Chicken and Slaw Sliders

Kick off your game night with BBQ Chicken and Slaw Sliders, a crowd favourite and impossible to mess up. Slow cook chicken breasts in your favorite barbecue sauce until they’re easily shreddable. Pile the chicken high on slider buns, topped with a homemade coleslaw for that perfect crunch. 

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12. Spicy Fish Sliders

Your guests are definitely going to be hooked on these spicy fish sliders (no pun intended). Season your choice of white fish fillets with a spicy blend of cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and lime zest. Grill or pan-fry the fillets, then place them on slider buns with a creamy chipotle mayo and crisp lettuce. Perfect for all the seafood lovers who want to switch things up a bit.

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13. Turkey and Cranberry Sliders

Bring a hint of Thanksgiving with these Turkey and Cranberry Sliders. Use thinly sliced roasted turkey, and top it with a spread of cranberry sauce and a slice of brie cheese. Warm them in the oven just until the brie starts to melt. These sliders offer a perfect balance of savory and sweet.

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14. Reuben Sliders

Reuben Sliders are a nod to the classic deli favorite. Stack thinly sliced corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and a spoonful of Russian dressing on each slider bun. Bake them until the cheese melts and the flavors meld together. Each bite is a little trip to deli heaven!

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15. Korean BBQ Beef Sliders

Step outside of America for some delicious global flavours, like these Korean BBQ Beef sliders! Marinate thinly sliced beef in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, and garlic. Grill the beef and serve on slider buns with a quick kimchi slaw for a fusion of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors.

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16. Caprese Sliders

Caprese Sliders offer a fresh, Italian-inspired option. Layer slices of fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil on slider buns. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and a touch of olive oil for a light, yet flavorful mini sandwich that's perfect for those looking for a lighter option.

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17. Chorizo and Pepper Jack Sliders

Chorizo and Pepper Jack Sliders bring heat and heartiness. Mix ground chorizo with a bit of ground beef for balance, form into small patties and grill. Top with a slice of pepper jack cheese and avocado for a creamy, spicy, and utterly satisfying bite.

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18. Portobello Mushroom Sliders

Let's not forget about our vegetarian football fans out there! Portobello Mushroom Sliders are a fantastic vegetarian option that even meat-lovers will enjoy. Marinate portobello mushroom caps in balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and garlic, then grill them. Serve on slider buns with goat cheese and roasted red peppers for a rich and earthy flavor profile.

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19. Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly Sliders

These Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly Sliders might become your new favourite - that's how good they are. Slow cook pork belly with a mix of honey, soy sauce, and chili flakes until tender. Slice and place on slider buns, and top with a quick pickle of cucumber and carrot for a crunchy, sweet, and spicy experience.

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20. Tuna Melt Sliders

End the game on a high note with Tuna Melt Sliders. Mix canned tuna with mayonnaise, diced celery, and a bit of Dijon mustard. Heap this mixture onto slider buns, top with a slice of cheddar cheese, and broil briefly until the cheese is bubbly and golden. It's a classic comfort dish turned into a delightful mini sandwich!

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