Turkey Meatball Subs Recipe
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Turkey Meatball Subs Recipe

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Here's an easy and nutritious way to make meatballs without all the mess of frying. Slather them with spaghetti sauce and tuck them in a sub sandwich roll-and you have a hearty lunch in hand that folks of all ages simply gobble up. -Cheryl Maczko Arthurdale, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, thyme and rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 to 6 submarine or hoagie buns, split
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 503 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 1,257 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, green pepper, garlic, parsley and seasonings. Stir in 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on a greased broiler pan. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 8 minutes. Turn and broil 3-5 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink.
  3. Transfer the meatballs to a large saucepan; add remaining spaghetti sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve meatballs and sauce on buns. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Meatball Subs in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 503 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 1,257 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

Excellent recipe. I don't like ground turkey so I used ground beef instead.

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