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Turkey Meatball Subs Recipe

Turkey Meatball Subs Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.