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Hot Pastrami and Swiss Tailgate Sliders. Pastrami, creamy swiss, tangy mustard all on a hawaiian roll basted with garlic butter and baked until warm and toasty. A flavorful hot pastrami sandwich that is so easy! Perfect for entertaining, watching a football game, or a dinner at home. www.modernhoney.com

Hot Pastrami and Swiss Tailgate Sliders

Hot pastrami and swiss sliders are baked until warm, melted, and toasted. Perfect football food!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword pastrami sliders
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 12
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 12 Hawaiian Sweet Rolls or Bakery Dinner Rolls
  • 4 Tablespoons Mustard
  • 1 lb. Pastrami from deli about 12 slices
  • 12 Swiss Cheese Slices
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Finely diced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Dill Pickle Slices


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice rolls in half horizontally. Spread mustard evenly on the bottom of the rolls.
  3. Place rolls in a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  4. Fold pastrami into thirds and place on each roll. Fold swiss cheese slices into thirds and place on top of pastrami.
  5. Put top of roll on top.
  6. In a small microwave safe bowl, heat butter and onion for 1 minute in microwave. Stir in garlic powder. Brush garlic butter mixture all over tops of rolls and on the sides until completely covered.
  7. Cover with foil.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and continue to bake for 6-8 minutes longer until tops are golden brown.
  10. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
  11. Top with pickles, if so desired.