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Tasty Meatball Sandwiches

These sandwiches are so yummy no one will guess frozen meatballs are your secret ingredient! They also make easy appetizers if unexpected guests stop by.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 batch of 30 meatballs (frozen or thawed)
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon liquid smoke, optional
  • 6 sandwich rolls, split


  • Place meatballs in an ungreased 1-qt. baking dish. Combine the next five ingredients; pour over meatballs. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Serve on rolls.
Editor's Note: These meatballs may be served as an appetizer with toothpicks instead of an rolls.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 365 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 849mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • cinnamongirl319
    Aug 13, 2020

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  • belisamasana
    Apr 12, 2014

    My family loves this recipe and requests it often. Many a football game has been watched while eating these sandwiches.

  • cook4my5kidsandhub
    Nov 10, 2012

    Love this recipe! I make it all the time and it's always gobbled up. We eat them without the buns most of the time!

  • RadellTedrow
    Jan 17, 2012

    This is now a staple at all of our family dinners!

  • sunlit2
    May 22, 2011

    We really like this recipe. I use the make ahead meatball recipe and we love these as appetizers. I bring them to potluck and they are always a big hit. Really yummy. And so easy.

  • lovelife_firefly
    Apr 7, 2011

    My family loves this recipe! If it were up to my husband we would have meatball sandwiches 3 days a week.

  • kristihansen
    Nov 9, 2010

    Love these sandwiches. The BBQ sauce is out of this world. I use it for many recipes.

  • nadinas
    Mar 15, 2010

    My dad and I really like BBQ sauce on a lot of things. This is one of our faorites.

  • gia1975
    Dec 11, 2009

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