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Meatball Sandwiches

Meatball SandwichesLoad up warm, soft buns with savory meatballs smothered in marinara sauce. These sandwiches will become a family favorite meal. They make great Game Day fare, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 cup Italian-style bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup thick marinara sauce
4 (6-inch long) Italian or French rolls, split lengthwise, toasted
1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium size bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. Mix only until combined and form into 16 evenly sized meatballs.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and brown on all sides until cooked through, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat spaghetti sauce until warm only.
  4. Place buns on a baking sheet and heat at 250°F (120°C) until soft and warm, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Place 4 meatballs on each bun, top with warmed sauce, and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Make 4 servings.