Hearty Italian Meatball Subs

Hearty Italian Meatball Subs

If you’re craving the ultimate comfort food, look no further than these Hearty Italian Meatball Subs. They are a delicious and satisfying treat that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. Loaded with savory meatballs, rich marinara sauce, and melted cheese, these subs are a family favorite that never goes out of style.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 sub rolls
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, milk, egg, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix until well combined.
  2. Shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
  3. Heat the marinara sauce in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  4. Preheat your oven’s broiler.
  5. Slice the sub rolls in half lengthwise and place them on a baking sheet.
  6. Place a few meatballs on each sub roll, spoon some marinara sauce over them, and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  7. Broil for 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  8. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Hearty Italian Meatball Subs are the perfect combination of tender meatballs, zesty marinara sauce, and gooey melted cheese. They’re a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds!

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 580 | Fat 32g | Carbohydrates 32g | Protein 38g

Craving the taste of Italy? These Hearty Italian Meatball Subs will satisfy your hunger and transport you to the streets of Rome. Whether you’re serving them for a family dinner or a game-day snack, these subs are sure to be a hit. Enjoy the deliciousness of homemade meatballs smothered in marinara sauce and cheese, all tucked into a warm sub roll. Make them today and savor the Italian flavors that will keep you coming back for more.

You May Also Like