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Turkey Meatball Subs

 Turkey Meatball Subs
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
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.