Homemade Meatball Subs


For the sauce:

  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups of chopped or crushed tomatoes
  • salt, oregano, and oil c/n
  • 1 bay leaf

For the meatballs

  • 1/2 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced 
  • 1 kg of minced meat (it can be half pork and half beef)
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 kg of minced meat (it can be 1/2 pork and 1/2 beef)
  • 1 and 1/2 eggs
  • chopped fresh herbs, salt, oil, ground black pepper c/n
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 1/2 cups of grated cheese
  • Mozzarella or fresh cheese
  • bread 

Step by step:

For the sauce:

  1. Sauté the chopped onion in oil and season. Stir frequently until the onion is transparent and golden brown. Add the tomato and simmer for 15 minutes.

For the meatballs:

  1. Sauté the onion in oil. Then mix all the ingredients for the meatballs in a bowl and mix well with clean hands.
  2. Form the meatballs about the size of a walnut and place them separately on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the meatballs to the sauce and heat over medium heat until bubbles appear. Reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes, stirring gently.
  5. To make the sandwich open the bread lengthwise. Cut some meatballs in half and put them between the bread pressing with a fork with the bread. Cover with sauce and cheese slices. Place in the oven or toaster to melt the cheese.

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1 Comment

  1. Anne L Davison

    These recipes look yummy,cañ’t wait to try lots òf them

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