Time: 50 Minutes

Zesty Meatball Sandwiches

Zesty Italian-style meatballs are tossed with pepper and onions in a tomato sauce and served in a hoagie roll. This sandwich is perfect for game day or dinner any night of the week.


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1-1/4 cups prepared spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 rolls hoagie rolls, split
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Quick Facts

  • 50 Minutes
  • 4 Servings
  • 486kcal Calories
  • 31g Protein
  • Cooking

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg, minced onion, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan. Bake in 350°F oven 25 to 30 minutes.
    2. Heat 2 tablespoons water in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion strips and bell pepper; cook and stir 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add spaghetti sauce, basil and meatballs; heat through, stirring occasionally. Serve in rolls; sprinkle with cheese.


    Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
    4 486kcal 18g 137mg 47g 31g

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 6.4g Saturated Fat; 5.7g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; Fiber; 13.7mg NE Niacin; 0.6mg Vitamin B6; 3mcg Vitamin B12; 6.5mg Iron; 29.3mcg Selenium; Zinc; 146mg Choline;

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