Buona Vita


Meatballs ‘n’ Waffle Sliders

SERVES 4Breakfast Meatballs

Buona Vita Meatballs are sandwiched between sweet and savory bacon cheddar waffles, then drizzled with maple syrup.



Buona Vita Meatballs, baked at 350° for 15 minutes or until heated through

4 Cups

Waffle batter, prepared according to package directions

2 Cups

Cheddar, shredded

1/2 Cup

Bacon, chopped fine

Maple syrup

Whipped butter




Heat oven to 250° degrees and place a rack in the middle for keeping waffles warm.


Combine cheddar and 1/4 cup bacon with waffle batter.


Heat a waffle iron. Once hot, begin cooking waffles one at time adding 1 Tbsp. of the chopped bacon, to the top of each waffle before closing the lid. Keep finished waffles warm the in preheated oven until all the waffles are made.


To prepare sliders, quarter each waffle and place a Buona Vita Meatball in the center of half of the quarters. Place a second, empty waffle quarter on top of the meatball, place a meatball on top of the second waffle, and secure the slider with a toothpick. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve with whipped butter.

Cook's Tip

Looking for a heartier slider? Add bacon, scrambled egg, and a slice of your favorite cheese and serve as a sandwich!
All Buona Vita products are designed to be reheated to an internal temperature of 165 Degrees prior to serving.

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