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Easy Taco Sliders

These Easy Taco Sliders are a great alternative to traditional tacos! They're simple to make and loaded with flavor, a sure crowd-pleaser and a great use for leftover taco meat too!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican Inspired
Servings: 12 sliders
Calories: 274kcal


  • 12 dinner rolls connected
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 lb taco meat
  • 2 cups shredded taco cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Mezzetta Deli Sliced Hot Jalapeño Peppers
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • Slice rolls like you would a burger bun and place bottom half in the pan and set the top half aside.
  • Spread sour cream over the bottoms of the rolls, evenly spread prepared taco meat out on the sour cream.
  • Sprinkle the taco meat with 1 cup of the shredded cheese. Evenly distribute peppers and tomatoes on the cheese and cover with the remaining cup of cheese.
  • Place roll tops back on the top, stir together melted butter, onion powder, garlic powder, and crushed red pepper and pour evenly over the tops of the rolls.
  • Cover with aluminum let set for 10 minutes, then bake for 10 minutes.



Taco meat can be made a day ahead of time. If looking for a way to use leftover taco meat, cut this recipe in half.


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 175mg | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 1mg