Lean Meatball Subs

Lean Ground Beef is formed into meatballs before a quick cook in the oven and a dip in pasta sauce. Enjoy the classic meatballs in a crusty Italian roll for a family-friendly meal!

  • 35
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 437
    Cal
  • 34 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 egg whites or 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups heart healthy or regular pasta sauce
  • 4 crusty Italian bread rolls (5 to 6-inches each), split
  • 4 tablespoons giardiniera, drained (optional)

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg whites, water, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400°F oven 18 to 20 minutes.

    Cook's Tip: 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.
  2. Heat pasta sauce according to package directions in medium saucepan. Add hot cooked meatballs to pasta sauce; stir to coat evenly. Divide meatballs and sauce evenly among rolls. Top evenly with giardinera.

Nutrition Information

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