Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Turkey Meatball Subs!

I like meatball subs, I just don't eat them that much because their so messy and probably not all that good for you. But the other day I had a craving to have a Meatball Sub, so I had to try and lighten it up a bit. I went with ground turkey, spiced it up, and then fried it in enough Olive Oil to just cover the bottom of the pan. It was delicious and the whole family loved it, so I have another Tot approved recipe!

1lb lean ground turkey
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
1 jar of favorite Spaghetti sauce
shredded mozzarella

1. Mix all the ingredients and shape into 30 meatballs approximately 1" across.
2. Coat a large frying pan with enough olive oil to completely cover.
3. Cook the meatballs for 5-6 minutes or until cooked through and nicely browned on the outside.
4. Place spaghetti sauce in a medium pot and begin heating with medium heat. When meatballs have been cooked through place them in the pot of spaghetti sauce to keep warm.
5. Assemble subs by placing meatballs in a whole wheat hot dog bun, spoon spaghetti sauce over meatballs, and cover with shredded mozzarella.

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