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Meatball Subs

Meatball Subs

Homemade meatball subs made with the best homemade meatballs. Fresh made meatballs, topped with fresh made marinara sauce, and melted cheese these homemade meatball subs are sure to be loved by all!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword dinner, meatball grinder, meatball subs, meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 6
Calories 747kcal
Author MidgetMomma


Meatball subs Ingredients

  • 6 fresh sub rolls Rolls
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 batch homemade Marinara Sauce
  • homemade Meatballs

Meatball Ingredients

Marinara Sauce Ingredients


How to Make Meatball Subs

  • Make the Marinara sauce first. Then make the meatballs. Place the meatballs in the sub roll and top with shredded mozzarella cheese.

How to Make Marinara Sauce

  • Clean and wash the carrot and grate and set aside.
  • Peel and dice the onion, mince the garlic cloves and chop the fresh oregano.
  • Pour the cans of diced tomatoes with the juice in to a large bowl.
  • In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic, and cook until soft and light golden brown.
  • Next add the oregano and cook 5 minutes more.
  • Add the tomatoes and juice and bring to a boil, stirring often, Add the salt to taste once the sauce starts bubbling with small bubbles.
  • Continue boiling for 5- 10 minutes to continue cooking the amazing flavors.

How to Make Meatballs

  • Combine the chopped onion, beef, turkey, bread crumbs, salt, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, garlic and Parmesan cheese. Using your hands mix well.
  • Shape the mixture into one inch balls, you want to have 18 meatballs.
  • Brown the meatballs in a skillet, drain any fat and put the meatballs in the bottom of a large stock pot. Add the marinara sauce over the meatballs.
  • Simmer over medium-low heat for 2 to 3 hours.

Assembling Meatball Subs

  • Once your meatballs are cooked, slice each roll open but not all the way in half. Add 3 meatballs to each sub roll, top with marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese.


Calories: 747kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Potassium: 1076mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 706IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 433mg | Iron: 17mg