Meatball Hero Sandwich

prep time

20 minutes

cook time

25 minutes

servings

6
Goopy. Drippy. Amazing. This meatball hero recipe combines mushrooms, peppers, lean beef meatballs and, of course, melted mozzarella. You will be the real hero when you serve this sandwich!

ingredients

1/3 cup Italian bread crumbs
1/3 cup chopped green onions
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1 (28 ounce) can Tuttorosso® Crushed Tomatoes with basil
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
3 Kaiser rolls, split
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350o F. In medium bowl combine breadcrumbs, green onions, salt and black pepper. Add ground beef and mix well. Shape into 1½ inch meatballs. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until no longer pink; drain on paper towel.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms and green bell pepper; cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes and Italian seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add meatballs; cook uncovered, 4 to 5 minutes,
  • Spoon meatballs and sauce onto each roll. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Heat in oven until cheese is melted, 3 minutes.

nutrition

  • Calories:
    320
    |
  • Fats:
    13.0
    g
    |
  • Trans Fats:
    0
    g
    |
  • Cholesterol:
    105
    mg
    |
  • Sodium:
    870
    mg
    |
  • Carbohydrate:
    23
    g
    |
  • Fiber:
    3
    g
    |
  • Protein:
    26
    g
    |
  • Vitamin A:
    15
    %
    |
  • Vitamin C:
    60
    %
    |
  • Calcium:
    20
    %
    |
  • Iron:
    15
    %

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