Thursday, July 18, 2024

Thanksgiving Sliders Recipe

Introducing Festive Thanksgiving Slider Feast, a delightful reinterpretation of traditional holiday flavors neatly packaged into charming mini sandwiches. These sliders feature a delightful blend of juicy turkey, rich stuffing, zesty cranberry sauce, and smooth gravy, capturing the essence of a Thanksgiving feast in every bite.

Ingredients:

  • 12 slider buns or Hawaiian rolls
  • 1 cup thinly sliced deli turkey or leftover turkey
  • 2 cups prepared stuffing
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce
  • 6 tablespoons melted salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard, divided
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons minced dried onion

Instructions:

Prepare the Oven and Buns:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Carefully slice the slider buns or Hawaiian rolls in half horizontally, keeping them connected at the bottom.
  • Lay the bottom half of the rolls in a baking dish.

Assemble the Sliders:

  • Evenly spread the stuffing over the bottom half of the rolls, followed by a layer of turkey.
  • Combine the cranberry sauce with 1.5 teaspoons of Dijon mustard and spread over the turkey.
  • Place the top half of the rolls back on top.

Prepare the Topping:

  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, the remaining 1.5 teaspoons of Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, minced dried onion, and poppy seeds.
  • Drizzle this butter mixture over the assembled sliders, ensuring even coverage.

Bake:

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until the sliders are thoroughly warmed and the tops turn golden brown.

Serve:

  • Enjoy these warm, slicing into individual sliders as needed.

Perfect as a main course for an intimate celebration or as an appetizing contribution to a grand holiday spread, Festive Thanksgiving Slider Feast is versatile and sure to please. Pair them with classic sides such as mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and a vibrant salad to round out a quintessential Thanksgiving meal. Offering pickles or extra cranberry sauce on the side allows guests to tailor their sliders to their tastes.

These sliders are not only a fantastic way to savor the holiday’s leftovers but also provide a unique twist to the conventional Thanksgiving menu. Their ease of customization makes them a surefire crowd-pleaser, capable of evoking the cozy and jubilant spirit of the holiday season with every mouthful.