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Meatball Subs

Meatball Subs

Tender and flavorful meatballs braised in a tomato and basil sauce and served in a toasty baguette with melty cheese.
If you know how they mean you can reach into someone’s heart bypassing into their stomach?
Who doesn’t want tender, juicy homemade meatballs braised in a tangy-sweet tomato gravy and crammed into a buttery toasted bun with plenty of melty cheese? Even though meatball subs are an inanimate entity, I adore them!



  • A jar.Of Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce; I used the 570 ml jar.
  • A small peeled Carrot; I chopped it.
  • A small zucchini; I chopped it.
  • 2 minced Garlic cloves.
  • A slice.Of Wholemeal bread, I cut it into cubes.
  • 1/3 Cup.Of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 large spoons.Of milk.
  • An Egg.
  • 11/2 small spoons.Of Italian dried herbs.
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Around 500 grams.Of Lean ground beef.


Step 1:

The first thing, I thinly chopped the carrot, the zucchini, and garlic in a food processor.

Step 2:

And I added the Bread, grated cheese, milk, egg, dried herbs, sea salt, and black pepper.

Step 3:

Also, I mixed the ingredients in a bowl without pureeing them.

Step 4:


I added the crumbled beef and gently mixed it to combine with the other ingredients, I made 18 meatballs.

Step 5:

In a wide frying pan over medium heat, I heated the sauce when cooking the meatballs.

Step 6:

After that, I added the meatballs to the sauce, partly covered, and cooked for 15 minutes, flipping the meatballs after 8 minutes.

Step 7:

Finally, I topped the meatballs with the cheese. They are often served on submarine rolls or over a bed of hot fried spaghetti.