Cooking for the Week- Hot Meatball Sub With Green Onion Garlic Chips, Shrimp Pasta with Garlic Bread Recipe Video

The Organized Cook's Toni Spilsbury makes an entire week's menu using her meal planning system in one cooking show!


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine


 Cucumber1 Large, peeled and sliced (For the Asian Cucumber Salad)
 Rice wine vinegar1 Teaspoon (For the Asian Cucumber Salad)
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon (For the Asian Cucumber Salad)
 Sesame oil1 Teaspoon (For the Asian Cucumber Salad)
 Sesame seeds1 Teaspoon (For the Asian Cucumber Salad)
 Potatoes3 Medium, peeled and sliced (For the Green Onion Garlic Chips)
 Garlic2 1⁄2 Tablespoon, mince (For the Green Onion Garlic Chips)
 Garlic salt2 Tablespoon (For the Green Onion Garlic Chips)
 Green onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced (For the Green Onion Garlic Chips)
 Hoagie rolls4 Large (For the Hot Meatball Sub)
 Meatballs16 Large, cooked (For the Hot Meatball Sub)
 Spaghetti marinara8 Tablespoon (For the Hot Meatball Sub)
 Mozzerella1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated (For the Hot Meatball Sub)
 Pasta1⁄2 Bag (0.5 kg) (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 Olive oil8 Tablespoon (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 Onion1⁄2 Large, mince (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 Basil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 Crushed tomatoes1 Can (10 oz) (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 Shrimp1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooked (For the Shrimp Pasta)
 French loaf1 Large (Serve with pasta and sauce)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8586 Calories from Fat 1949

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.5%

Saturated Fat 35.8 g179.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 339.8 mg

Sodium 13084 mg545.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1377 g459%

Dietary Fiber 94.8 g379.3%

Sugars 65.6 g

Protein 341 g681.7%

Vitamin A 107.4% Vitamin C 303.6%

Calcium 201.2% Iron 449.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. For the Asian cucumber salad: In a bowl, mix the cucmber, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil and soy sauce.
3. Garnish with sesame seeds.

4. For the Green Onion Garlic Chips: Arrange the potatoes slices in a baking dish.
5. Drizzle 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons minced garlic and garlic salt and toss.
6. Next, add the green onions and pop into oven for 40 minutes.

7. For the hot meatball sub: Line the hoagie rolls with the meatballs.
8. Next, spread 2 tablespoons each of spaghetti marinara into the roll.
9. Next, add mozzarella cheese.
10. Pop into oven along with the potatoes for 10 minutes.

11. For the Pasta: Boil salted water and put pasta in the bowl to cook.
12. For the sauce: In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon minced garlic,
13. Add minced onion and cook till the onion becomes tender.
14. Add basil and crushed tomatoes and simmer for 8-10 minutes.
15. Add the shrimp and cook for 3-4 minutes and your sauce is ready.
16. Drain pasta and top the shrimp sauce on the pasta.
17. Add some Parmesan cheese and serve.

18. For the Garlic bread- Slice the french loaf through the middle and smear butter, garlic salt and 1 tablespoon olive oil on the inside.
19. Pop into oven on broil for 4-5 minutes.

20. Scoop pasta onto a pasta bowl and cut out a portion of garlic bread and serve.

For a crispy top on the potatoes, switch from bake to broil for the last 5 minutes that it is in the oven.