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Signature Apple Smoked Meatball Sub Cooked on a Yoder YS640

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  Mushroom 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Sun dried tomatoes 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped finely
  Red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), mince
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Maple sausage 1 Pound (Jimmy Dean maple sausage)
  Regular sausage 1 Pound
  85/15 ground beef 3 Pound
  Apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For marinara
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped (loosely packed)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), mince
  Oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 4
  Red onion 1⁄2 Small, chop (3 slices)
  Chopped mushroom 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Crushed tomatoes 28 Ounce
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
For serving
  Bread rolls 1 Pound (as needed)
  Mozzarella 3 Tablespoon, grated (as needed)

1. In a bowl, add egg and Worcestershire sauce. Whisk well.
2. Drop mushroom, garlic, onion, sun dried tomatoes, parsley, and rosemary. Mix to incorporate.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine maple sausage, regular sausage, and ground beef.
4. Pour egg mixture into the mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
5. Drop bread crumbs, cheese, and pepper. Give it a good mix.
6. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and pop it in refrigerator for 2 hours.
7. Preheat the cooker to 210 degree.

8. For marinara, place a large pan over high heat, and pour olive oil in it.
9. Add parsley, garlic, basil, red onion, and mushroom in it. Stir, and cook until the garlic browns.
10. Pour crushed tomatoes in pan.
11. Add balsamic vinegar, and give it a good stir.
12. Throw oregano, mix, and bring the mixture to a boil.
13. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for 45 minutes.
14. Meanwhile roll meat mixture into 2-inch meatballs. Place meatballs on wire rack
15. Place the wire rack in cooker, cover, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 160 degree F.
16. Mist meatballs with apple juice, twice during the cooking time.
17. Slice meatballs in half, and drop them in marinara. Mix well. Cover, and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
18. Cut bread rolls into half and toast them.
19. Spread some marinara on bread slices.
20. Top them with mozzarella, toast until cheese melts.

21. Place bread rolls on work surface. Top them with meatballs, and cover with the other slice.

22. Serve apple smoked meatball hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1365 Calories from Fat 736

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.5%

Saturated Fat 24.3 g121.5%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 378.3 mg126.1%

Sodium 2119.8 mg88.3%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 92 g183.1%

Vitamin A 44.7% Vitamin C 55.5%

Calcium 36.4% Iron 43.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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