Pastrami Sliders

Pastrami Sliders

Prep: 10 min.

Cook: 30 min.

Serves: 12

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Ready to switch up your weeknight dinners with a delicious, simple, go-to meal? Here's your sign to whip up a batch of hot pastrami sliders.

Think about it: The savory, smoky, and slightly spicy taste of pastrami paired with the tanginess of sauerkraut and the creaminess of sauces creates a harmonious blend that tantalizes the taste buds. Sounds amazing, right?

Whether you’re topping them with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, or dill pickle chips, these delectable bites make the perfect choice for any occasion. From quick dinners and party appetizers to comforting snacks, they’re a convenient solution that never fails to satisfy your cravings.

What are the best toppings for pastrami sandwiches?

Creating the perfect pastrami sandwich is an art, and the right toppings can elevate it to a culinary masterpiece. We recommend spicy mustard, sliced Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and pickle chips for a pleasant crunch and burst of flavor.

What’s on a traditional NY pastrami sandwich?

A traditional New York pastrami sandwich is made with pastrami, rye bread, mustard, and pickles. It’s also served with a side of coleslaw and a stack of dill pickles. The coleslaw provides a cool and refreshing contrast to the warm pastrami, creating a one-of-a-kind experience.

Which cut of pastrami is best for sliders?

The best cut of pastrami typically comes from the beef brisket. Beef brisket is a flavorful and tender cut that, when properly seasoned, cured, smoked, and sliced, results in the delicious pastrami we all know and love.

Get ready to indulge in the savory delight of mini pastrami sliders—a snack-sized version of the classic deli favorite. So, roll up your sleeves, and let's dive into this pastrami paradise together!

1. Toasty Transformation

First, preheat your oven to 350°F. Making pastrami sliders in the oven isn’t just convenient and hassle-free; it’s also a simple and efficient way to enjoy these delicious treats without the need for a grill or stovetop. Plus, you’ll be able to multitask or prepare other elements of your meal while the oven works its magic.

2. Dijon Delight

Slice your King’s Hawaiian Original Sweet Slider Rolls in half horizontally using a serrated knife. Then, spread HEINZ mustard evenly on the bottom of your rolls. Trust us: These rolls are nothing short of perfection when it comes to creating the ultimate pastrami sliders. 

The touch of sweetness in King’s Hawaiian rolls complements the savory, salty flavors of pastrami beautifully, creating a delightful contrast that tantalizes the taste buds. The subtle sweetness enhances the overall flavor profile of your sliders, making them utterly delicious.

The best part? These pre-sliced slider buns eliminate the need to spend time and effort slicing each bun individually. Whether you’re prepping a meal for family dinner night or a tailgating party, you can focus on assembling your sliders and adding your favorite fillings while saving precious time in the kitchen.

3. Prep for Pastrami Perfection

Place the rolls in a 9x9 inch baking dish to prepare them for the oven. Then, layer on the pastrami for some delicious mini pastrami sliders that’ll transport you straight to the heart of a New York deli.

Want to take your sliders to the next level? Add a spoonful of sauerkraut over the pastrami. The tangy crunch of sauerkraut provides the perfect contrast to the rich, savory pastrami, adding a burst of flavor that’s sure to leave you craving seconds. When you’re finished, carefully place the dressed bun tops on your pastrami creations. 

4. Brush on the Butter

In a small microwave-safe bowl, heat the butter and onion for 1 minute. Then, stir in the garlic powder. Brush the tops and sides of the slider rolls with the melted butter mixture until they’re completely covered.

5. Bake to Perfection

Cover the sliders with aluminum foil and bake at 350°F for 20 minutes. (Hint: Now is the perfect time to prepare your favorite sides!)

6. Golden Brown Bliss

After 20 minutes, remove the foil. Then, continue baking the sliders for 6-8 minutes until the tops are golden brown.

7. The Grand Finale

Congratulations, you've just created a batch of mini pastrami sliders that are as beautiful as they are delicious! When they’re finished baking, let the sliders cool for 5 minutes. Then, carefully place sliced pickles under the top bun, separate the sliders, and dive in!

These sliders aren’t your average meal; they're a culinary adventure, a celebration of flavors, and a testament to the joy of savoring good food in delightful, bite-sized portions. So, invite your friends over, stack up these pastrami-packed delights, and get ready to savor the magic of mouth-watering pastrami. Happy snacking!


Pastrami Sliders

Pastrami Sliders

Prep: 10 min.

Cook: 30 min.

Serves: 12

  • 12-pack KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • 4 Tablespoons HEINZ Mustard
  • 1 pound pastrami from deli (about 12 slices)
  • 12 Swiss cheese slices
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons finely diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

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