Donatella's Meatball Sliders

Donatella Arpaia
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Donatella Arpaia
Best known for her recurring role as judge on Iron Chef America, Donatella Arpaia is one of the most influential women in the world of food and entertaining. She has redefined the role of the modern-day restaurateur. The Zagat guide called her "The Hostess with the Mostest" and she is seen frequently on such shows as Today, Top Chef, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America, and more.
Recipe Details

1 dozen Donatella's meatballs

1 jar Donatella's Sauce (marinara or arrabbiata)

1 - 12 pack KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls, split

1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, coarsely grated

1/4 cup Pecorino Romano or Parmesan Cheese

1/2 cup Basil Leaves, chiffonade

Step 1
Heat Donatella’s sauce in a large pot over medium heat.
Step 2
Drop meatballs into sauce & bring to a gentle simmer (about 12 minutes).
Step 3
Preheat oven to 400°.
Step 4
Arrange rolls, cut side up, on a baking sheet.
Step 5
Place 1 meatball, a spoonful of sauce, 1 tablespoon mozzarella and 1 teaspoon Pecorino Romano or Parmesan on bottom halves.
Step 6
Bake until cheese melts, about 3 minutes.
Step 7
Garnish with basil and place remaining halves on top.

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