This meatball marinara sub recipe is an ideal summer lunch that is simple to prepare and very satisfying. You can use different types of bread, but French bread is the best option. Use our
marinara sauce recipe to complement the flavor of your meatball sub.
Meatball Marinara Sub Recipe
Meatball Marinara Sub
A luxurious Meatball Marinara Sub recipe that pairs homemade meatballs with a decadent marinara sauce.
US Customary Metric
1 ½ lb Ground Beef ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder , Salt to taste , Black Pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Parsley, fresh, chopped 1 Egg ¾ cup Breadcrumbs ¾ cup Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, grated 24 oz Marinara Sauce 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, dried, shredded or sliced 3 tablespoons Olive Oil, extra virgin 4 slices French Bread, cut lengthwise
Season ground beef with garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl. Add fresh parsley, egg, breadcrumbs, and grated Parmigiano cheese.
Use wet hands to incorporate all the ingredients.
Form medium-sized meatballs.
Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook for 10 minutes, tossing frequently to ensure an even cook.
Pour marinara sauce over the meatballs and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat and let it simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
Place meatballs and sauce onto sliced bread and sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese or slices.
Put subs on a pan and place in the top rack of the oven. Broil until the cheese has melted.
Serve and enjoy.
For added flavor, spread regular butter or garlic butter on each bread slice.
Tear fresh basil leaves on the subs just before serving (optional).
Calories: 1079 kcal | Carbohydrates: 59 g | Protein: 61 g | Fat: 66 g | Saturated Fat: 26 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 29 g | Trans Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 219 mg | Sodium: 2122 mg | Potassium: 1164 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 11 g | Vitamin A: 1405 IU | Vitamin C: 13 mg | Calcium: 638 mg | Iron: 9 mg
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