Want to be the star at your July 4 BBQ? Then who better to show us how to make the perfect meatball slider than The Meatball Shop co-founders and stars of CNBC's Consumed?!

According to Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, there are three important ingredients if you want to step up your game: steak, cheese and bacon. Because, obviously! Is your mouth watering yet? Well, to further step it up a notch, the best friends have just the right kind of sauce to pair with your balls. And an extra tip? "It's all about the sauce on the bun," Chernow says.

Check out the fun video above for their tips, tricks and recipes.

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The finale of Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business airs on Wednesday at 10/9c on CNBC.

Check out more recipes for meatball sliders here.