Mini Meatball Heroes by Giada

Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

This recipe comes from Giada De Laurentiis. Mmmmmm....this is on the table in less than an hour! You can use any combination of meats to equal 1-1/2 pounds.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make the meatballs, whisk the first 7 ingredients in a large bowl to blend.
  2. Stir in the cheese and bread crumbs.
  3. Mix in the meats.
  4. Using about 2 tablespoons meat for each, shape into 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 inch meatballs. Set aside.
  5. Heat the oil in large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Working in batches, add the meatballs and saute until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Drain off excess oil.
  7. Add the marinara sauce and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce thickens slightly, about 10 minutes.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. To make the sandwiches: spoon the hot meatballs with some sauce over the bottoms of the the rolls.
  10. Place 1/2 slice provolone on the top of meatballs and sprinkle with Parmesan.
  11. Spread more sauce of the rolls tops, the flod the tops of the rolls over and serve.