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Pizza Meatball Subs

I made these sandwiches one evening for my family, and they were a huge hit with everyone, including the picky eaters. There’s plenty of sauce and cheese to complement the baked meatballs.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 40 min. Bake: 5 min.
  • Makes
    6-7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup steak sauce
  • 1 cup crushed saltines
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 6 to 7 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 6 to 7 submarine buns, split
  • 9 to 11 slices process American cheese, cut into strips
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, steak sauce, saltines, onion powder, seasoned salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  • Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels.
  • Spread mayonnaise over bun bottoms; top each with American cheese, 1 tablespoon pizza sauce, meatballs and remaining pizza sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 856 calories, 41g fat (15g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 1856mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 44g protein.
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