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Italian Meatball Subs

  Nonstick cooking spray 1
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped garlic 3 Teaspoon, divided
  Italian crushed tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)
  Bay leaves 2
  Dried basil leaves 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Dried oregano leaves 2 Teaspoon, divided
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped green onions 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Egg white 1
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  French bread rolls 4 , warmed and cut in half lengthwise

1. Spray large nonstick saucepan with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Add onion and 2 teaspoons garlic. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add tomatoes with juice, bay leaves, 2 teaspoons basil, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and red pepper flakes; cover. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaves.
2. Combine meat, green onions, bread crumbs, parsley, egg white, water, remaining 1 teaspoon garlic, 1/2 teaspoon basil, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, marjoram and mustard in medium bowl until well blended. Shape into 16 small meatballs.
3. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Add meatballs. Cook 5 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in centers, turning occasionally.
4. Add meatballs to tomato sauce. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. Place 4 meatballs in each roll. Spoon additional sauce over meatballs. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 517 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.5 mg10.8%

Sodium 874.8 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 28 g56.7%

Vitamin A 39.3% Vitamin C 40.6%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 36.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Meatball Subs Recipe