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Italian Meatball Subs

Dinner's ready in only 30 with these Italian-style meatball sub sandwiches! Perfect for a crazy-busy weeknight dinner or just a casual weekend tailgating bash.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • SUBS:
  • 8 hot dog buns split
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce warmed
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Prepare the meatballs: In a large bowl, combine beef, bread crumbs, seasonings, and egg. Roll meat mixture into 24 1-in balls and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake meatballs at 375F 20-25 minutes or until beef is no longer pink.
  • Prepare the subs: Place 3 meatballs in each split bun. Top with warm marinara sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve subs warm.