Show Subscription Form




Meatball Sandwich Slices Recipe
Meatball Sandwich Slices Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Meatball Sandwich Slices Recipe

Publisher Photo
These sandwiches are ideal for everything from hurried family dinners to movie nights with friends. Three types of cheese give each slice a savory lasagna flavor, while frozen meatballs and jarred spaghetti sauce keep preparation simple.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 unsliced loaf (1 pound) Italian bread
  • 12 frozen fully cooked Italian meatballs (1/2 ounce each) , thawed
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • Pickled pepper rings, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 333 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, ricotta, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper; set aside. Cut loaf of bread in half lengthwise. Cut a 2-in.-wide strip down the center of each half to within an inch of the bottom of the bread. Remove cut portion and save for another use. If desired, toast bread under the broiler until lightly browned.
  2. Spread the cut side of bread with cheese mixture. Place six meatballs in each half; top with spaghetti sauce. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Cut into slices; top with pepper rings if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Meatball Sandwich Slices in Quick Cooking September/October 2003, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 333 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Reviews for Meatball Sandwich Slices

AVERAGE RATING
   (1)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2011

We're trying this tonight, so I can't review it yet, but it looks kid friendly (small mouths and small hands) and can be eaten like a pizza, so we have our fingers crossed. Half of a sub bun should hold 3 meatballs for the kids and a whole bun will have 5-6 meatballs for the adults since we use small turkey meatballs. Looks like a winner!

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT