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Italian Meatball Subs

Italian Meatball Subs


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian pork sausage
  • 1/4 cup Progresso Plain Bread Crumbs
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pizza sauce
  • 2 (11 ounce) cans Pillsbury refrigerated crusty French loaf
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Bake bread as directed on package.
  2. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, sausage, bread crumbs, onion and egg; mix well. Shape into 16 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  3. In medium skillet, cook meatballs over medium heat for 5 minutes or until browned, turning frequently. Drain.
  4. Add pizza sauce. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked.
  5. Slice each loaf open, sandwich-style.
  6. Place 8 meatballs in each loaf.
  7. Spoon sauce over meatballs.
  8. Cut loaves in half to make four sandwiches.
  9. Sprinkle with cheese.

Makes: 4 sandwiches

Recipe and photo credit: Pillsbury.


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