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Chicken Parmesan Slider Bake

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

1 dozen

Sliders are the perfect finger food for any get-together, and this flavorful chicken Parmesan version won’t disappoint. —Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces frozen breaded chicken tenders
  • 1 package (12 ounces) Hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 14 slices provolone cheese, divided
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) Bertolli Traditional Marinara Sauce
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Prepare chicken tenders according to package directions. Meanwhile, without separating rolls, cut horizontally in half; arrange roll bottoms in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Place 8 cheese slices over roll bottoms, overlapping as needed. Bake until cheese is melted, 3-5 minutes.
  2. Layer rolls with half of sauce, chicken tenders, remaining sauce and remaining 6 cheese slices. Replace top halves of rolls.
  3. For topping, microwave butter, garlic powder and red pepper flakes, covered, on high, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted. Pour over rolls; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, until golden brown and heated through, 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with basil before serving.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Dinner rolls also work in place of Hawaiian sweet rolls.
  • Sneak a few slices of pepperoni or salami onto each roll.
  • Chicken nuggets can be used instead of tenders.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 slider: 402 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 17g protein.