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Turkey Meatball Subs


  • 1 Package about 20oz Italian flavored or plain ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons plain bread cumbs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups jarred marinara
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 5 hero rolls
  • 5 slices provolone cheese


  1. Heat oven to broil. Combine seasoned turkey (if using plain ground turkey, season with 1/2 teaspoon salt,1 teaspoon italian season, 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper) Mix ricotta, parsley, bread crumbs, milk, and egg in large bowl mix gently to combine. Shape into 15 meatballs, 3 tablespoons of mixture for each.
  2. Heat 1 tablepoon oil in large lidded non stick skillet over medium heat. Brown meatballs, 3 minutes per side. add sauce and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer on low for 13 minutes until cooked through.
  3. In small bowl blend 2 tablespoons olive oil and garlic paste and brush inside of rolls. Put rolls under broiler for 2 minutes to toast.
  4. Once meatballs are cooked through, tuck 3 meatballs and a spoonful of sauce into each roll and top with a slice of cheese. Return to broiler until cheese is melted.