Meatball Marinara Slider

Looking to use up some of your leftover portions? If you have previously made the Meatball Marinara recipe and find yourself with a tub of leftovers in the fridge (or maybe you planned ahead and made extra just for this very purpose!) this is the perfect recipe for you.

This thrifty, super easy, second celebration of the Meatball Marinara makes a great quick-fix meal. You can even use the leftovers from this recipe in another! If you end up with any remaining Ciabatta Rolls, have a look at these KFC Zinger Burgers!

What diets is this Meatball Marinara Slider suitable for?

If you are using Schar Gluten Free Ciabatta rolls, this recipe is gluten free as long as your original Marinara Meatball recipe was also made using gluten free ingredients.

This Meatball Marinara Slider can be made vegetarian as long as you swapped out the following ingredients for veggie versions in the original Meatball Marinara recipe;

  • Meatballs

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Meatball Marinara Slider?

You will need to have made the Meatball Marinara recipe previously, and have enough leftovers for this recipe.

How many calories are in this Meatball Marinara Slider?

There are 339 calories per portion in this Meatball Marinara Slider, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Meatball Marinara Slider is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Meatball Marinara Slider

This slimming friendly Meatball Marinara Slider is perfect to make with the leftovers of our Meatball Marinara for a low calorie and low Points meal!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    10 MINS
  • WW
    3 Smart
  • KCals 339
  • Carbs 29G
  • WW Points:
  • 6 Green
  • 6 Blue
  • 6 Purple


  • 1 Scharr Ciabatta Roll
  • Some leftover meatball marinara (½ a portion)
  • 20 g reduced fat cheddar grated

We use a fan assisted oven for all of our recipes. Check out our oven temperature conversion guide.

Please do not screenshot this. Recipes are updated often


  1. Pre heat the oven to 200°C
  2. Heat the leftover Meatballs and sauce thoroughly in the microwave
  3. Cut the Schar Ciabatta Roll in half, leaving one side 'hinged', ready to fill
  4. Place 3 meatballs per portion, on the rolls. Cover with the grated cheese
  5. Place on a baking tray, with and cook for 8-10 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven, flip the lid back on and enjoy!!

Love this Meatball Marinara Slider recipe? Tag us!

1 comment

See what others have to say

Emma wardenTuesday 7th November 2017

This sounds yummy !!


Join the conversation

Comment or ask our advice

Leave a Reply

Our newsletter

Get the latest pinch