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Apple-Sausage Meatball Sandwiches

I love apples with sausage. I also love apple pie with cheddar cheese so I thought why not combine all three flavors together.—Pearl Ward, Hulmeville, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 medium apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 20 raisins
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 hoagie buns, split
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese


  • In a large bowl, toss apple with cinnamon. Add sausage; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 20 balls; insert a raisin in each meatball.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook meatballs in batches until cooked through, turning occasionally.
  • Place buns on baking sheets, cut side up; top with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with meatballs.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 791 calories, 54g fat (19g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 1440mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 34g protein.
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