Zesty Meatball Sandwiches --
  • Total Recipe Time: 50 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings


  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  3. 1 egg
  4. 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  5. 1 clove garlic, minced
  6. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  7. 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  8. 1/2 onion, cut into thin strips
  9. 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  10. 1-1/4 cups prepared spaghetti sauce
  11. 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  12. 4 rolls hoagie rolls, split
  13. 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg, minced onion, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan. Bake in 350°F oven 25 to 30 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons water in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion strips and bell pepper; cook and stir 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add spaghetti sauce, basil and meatballs; heat through, stirring occasionally. Serve in rolls; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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