Delicious Homemade Meatball Sandwiches (Cooking With Carolyn) Recipe Video

This week we have a wonderful, and quick Meatball Sandwich recipe that you're going to love. You can make these sandwiches or have the meatballs and marinara over your favorite pasta. Enjoy!

Summary

Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings10
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Hot italian pork sausage1 Pound
 Ground turkey1 Pound
 Kosher salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 All purpose seasoning2 Teaspoon (Grand Diamond)
 Red pepper flakes1 Teaspoon (Optional)
 Fresh oregano2 Teaspoon
 Fresh thyme1 Tablespoon
 Panko bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), mince
 Onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
 Italian parsley3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
 Extra virgin olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Mozzeralla cheese1 Ounce, slice
 French bread10 , halved
For frying
 Extra virgin olive oil4 Tablespoon (For deep frying)
For the marinara sauce
 Onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dice
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), mince
 Tomato sauce29 Ounce
 Diced tomatoes14 Ounce
 Fresh oregano1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, chop
 Fresh thyme1 Teaspoon, chop
 Kosher salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 427 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 112.3 mg

Sodium 1132.1 mg47.2%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 26 g51.4%

Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 46%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 23.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

Baking dish
Oven
Large pan

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. For the meatballs mince the garlic, grate the onions and finely chop the Italian parsley, keep it aside.
3. For the marinara sauce mince the garlic, chop the fresh oregano and fresh thyme.

MAKING
4. In a large bowl combine pork sausage, ground turkey, salt, black pepper, Grand Diamond All Purpose Seasoning, red pepper flakes, oregano, thyme, bread crumbs, garlic, onion, parsley, parmesan cheese, 3 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and the beaten eggs.
5. Mix all the ingredients well and do not over mix.
6. Make small meatballs about 1 inch in diameter or a size of a golf ball; keep it aside in a plate.
7. Heat up a large pan over medium high heat for 3-4 minutes, pour 3-4 tablespoon of olive oil allow it to heat up well.
8. Place the meatballs in the pan and fry the for 2-3 minutes on each side.
9. Keep enough space between the meatballs, do not crowd the pan.
10. Once all of the meatballs are browned on all sides, place them in a baking dish, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
11. In the meantime start making the marinara sauce.
12. In a large skillet over medium heat pour the olive oil and sauté the onions and garlic for 5 minutes or until it softens.
13. Add the tomato sauce, diced tomato, oregano and thyme, salt and pepper.
14. Let it simmer for 30 minutes, about the same time as the meatballs.
15. Once the meatballs are ready put it in the marinara sauce and coat it well.
16. Cut the French bread in to half, place the mozzarella slices inside the bread and put a spoonful of meatballs along with the sauce.

SERVING
17. Put some slices of mozzarella on top and serve.

TIPS
If you want the cheese to melt faster put them in the broiler for few minutes.
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