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Marinara Meatball Subs Recipe

Marinara Meatball Subs

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"Baked meatballs are simmered in marinara sauce and served up in toasted hoagie buns."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    45 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine eggs, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add ground beef and the 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese; mix until combined. Form into 48 meatballs. Place meatballs in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 160 degrees F. Drain meatballs on sheets of clean paper towels.
  2. Combine marinara sauce and the cooked meatballs in a 4- to 6-quart pan. Heat over medium heat until heated through, stirring occasionally. Spoon hot meatballs and sauce into buns. Top meatballs with any remaining sauce. Sprinkle the 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese over meatballs. Let stand for 2 minutes before serving.
  3. [Cleaning tip: Once the stove top is cool, wipe up any spills with Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes*.]
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  • Tip:
  • To freeze half of the meatballs and sauce for another meal: Transfer half of the meatballs and sauce to a freezer container. Cover, label, and freeze for up to 3 months. To serve, thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Transfer meatballs and sauce to a casserole dish. Bake, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until hot, stirring once.
  • *Use as directed. For surfaces that may come in contact with food, a potable water rinse is required.

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Jun 03, 2014

My kids loved this recipe it came out great!

Sep 09, 2014

Let's just say that it didn't last long.

Jun 19, 2014

Really good we did cut the recipe in half as it makes quite a bit. We made our meatballs on the smaller side and served them on mini sub rolls. The meatballs had great texture and using a prepared sauce makes them super quick. Thanks for a lovely sandwich recipe.

May 25, 2014

Instead or adding more Parmesan on top I added Provolone and put them in the oven de a few minutes until bun was toasted. I also used French rolls instead and were pretty good. I think next time I'll add a little spice to the sauce to spice it up a little more.

Apr 03, 2014

This was a delicious recipe. I would add another half jar of marinara sauce and some provolone cheese. Kids loved it and so did I. Great meatballs! I will be making it again.


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  • Calories
  • 516 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65.5 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 1107 mg
  • 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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