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Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Meatball Sub


  • One of our families friends to have on family night and any night we are entertaining the younger crowd is meatball subs. Have you ever tried them?? They may become a favorite of yours as well. If you like the recipe please leave a comment letting me know you visited. 

  • 16 frozen cooked meatballs
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
¾ teaspoon garlic puree (or finelg minced garlic)
  • Kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, optional
  • 4 hoagie buns, uncut
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place meatballs and marinara sauce in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.
    16 frozen cooked meatballs,2 cups marinara sauce
  • Meanwhile, stir together butter, garlic, parsley and pinch of salt. Set aside.
    3 tablespoons butter,,¾ teaspoon garlic puree,Kosher salt,½ tablespoon chopped fresh parsley,
  • Hollow out a long rectangular shape in the hoagie buns using a serrated knife, being careful not to cut all the way through the buns. Remove the excess bread and discard or save for homemade breadcrumbs or croutons.
    4 hoagie buns,
  • Brush interior of rolls with garlic butter. Place rolls in casserole dish or on sheet pan and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove rolls from oven and line each bread cavity with a piece of provolone cheese. Add four meatballs and desired amount of sauce on top of cheese in toasted bread cavity. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese over each sandwich. Bake for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
    4 slices provolone cheese,½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle each sub with ½ tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately with any remaining sauce.
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese