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Italian Beef Meatball Subs

Easy, tasty and filling family meals

6

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Recipe author

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

These are the kind of meatball subs you’d imagine devouring in a classic New York Italian deli. Packed with veggies, they’re simple to make and even simpler to eat.

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High Protein

High Iron

Italian Beef Meatball Subs
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Italian Beef Meatball Subs

Ingredients

Meatballs

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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4 spring onions

white parts only

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½ a carrot

peeled and grated

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1 courgette

grated

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1 tsp dried oregano

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1 Tbsp tomato sauce

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1/2 cup breadcrumbs

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1/3 teaspoon of salt and pepper

To Assemble

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500g jar of basil and tomato pasta sauce

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6 subway white bread rolls

halved lengthways

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grated Mozzarella cheese

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Italian parsley

finely chopped, for garnish

Method

Meatballs

To Assemble

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.

2

Place all the meatball ingredients in a large bowl and mix with your hands until well combined.

3

Shape the mixture into roughly 20 golf ball-sized meatballs.

4

Place the meatballs on the tray and bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through.

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5

Transfer the cooked meatballs to a deep saucepan and add the pasta sauce.

6

Bring to a simmer then reduce the heat and cook for another 5 minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (293g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1590 kJ (380 kcal)

Protein

28.0g

Total Fat

7.1g

Saturated Fat

2.0g

Carbs

47.8g

Sugars

10.7g

Sodium

991mg

Iron*

4.0mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)