Classic Italian Meatball Sub

Classic Italian Meatball Sub

Picture yourself on the bustling streets of Rome, the aroma of simmering marinara wafting through the air. Now, bring that experience to your own kitchen with our Classic Italian Meatball Sub recipe. This hearty, mouthwatering sandwich captures the essence of authentic Italian flavors, combining succulent meatballs, rich tomato sauce, and crusty bread into a symphony of taste.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 4 sub rolls
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. Mix ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Form the mixture into meatballs and bake until browned.
  3. Warm marinara sauce in a pan, add meatballs, and simmer.
  4. Slice sub rolls, place meatballs inside, top with marinara, and sprinkle with mozzarella.
  5. Broil until cheese is melted and golden.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Savor the taste of Italy with our Classic Italian Meatball Sub. Each bite is a journey to the heart of Italian cuisine, delivering a perfect blend of savory meatballs, zesty marinara, and gooey mozzarella.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 480 | Protein: 28g | Carbohydrates: 38g | Fat: 22g | Fiber: 4g

Make this recipe a staple in your culinary repertoire, and let the flavors transport you to the enchanting streets of Italy. Buon Appetito!

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