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Saucy Meatball Subs
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Saucy Meatball Subs

Serve with: Greens with Chive Dressing

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1 tsp 1tspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspItalian herb seasoning or dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1 lb 1lblean ground beef
  • 4 4submarine sandwich bunsubmarine sandwich buns, halved


  • 2 tsp 2tspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, sliced
  • 1 1sweet green peppersweet green peppers, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
  • 1 jar (700 mL) 1jar (700 mL)pasta sauce
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In bowl, whisk together egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, Italian herb seasoning, salt and pepper; mix in beef. Roll by heaping tablespoonfuls (15 mL) into 20 balls; place on greased rimmed baking sheet. Bake in 450°F (230°C) oven until no longer pink inside, about 15 minutes.

Sauce: Meanwhile, in Dutch oven or skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, green pepper, garlic, salt and pepper, stirring often, until tender, 5 minutes. Add pasta sauce; simmer for 5 minutes. Add meatballs; simmer for 2 minutes.

Toast buns. Top bottom halves with meatballs; spoon sauce over top. Top with remaining halves of buns.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 697 pro 35g total fat 30g sat. fat 9g
carb 71g fibre 6g chol 110mg sodium 1,715mg

% RDI:

calcium 19 iron 52 vit A 11 vit C 62
folate 28
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