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Italian Turkey Meatball Subs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Incredibly tasty, from-scratch turkey meatballs and your favorite marinara combine to make a less-guilty version of this familiar old standard.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 7
Calories: 436 kcal
  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 3 links (approximately 1 pound) hot or mild Italian turkey sausage , casings removed
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus additional for garnish
  • 3/4 cup Italian-style panko style breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated white onion
  • 2 cremini brown button mushrooms, rinsed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley or 1 tablespoon dry parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 26 ounce jar marinara sauce
  • hoagie rolls
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella or provolone sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and coat the foil generously with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. In a bowl mix together all ingredients through minced garlic. Use clean hands to combine meat mixture. Form into meatballs and place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile, heat oven to BROIL and warm marinara sauce in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add cooked meatballs and allow to simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon 4 meatballs with sauce on to each sandwich roll. Place on a rimmed baking sheet and top with sliced cheese. Place baking sheet under broiler until buns are lightly toasted and cheese has melted. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired, and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Turkey Meatball Subs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 436 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 115mg38%
Sodium 1486mg65%
Potassium 762mg22%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 825IU17%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 438mg44%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.