Mini Meatball Subs with Provolone
Makes 8 sandwiches
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers or breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (26.5 ounce) can pasta sauce
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
4 slices provolone cheese
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
8 dinner rolls, split and lightly toasted
Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Combine ground beef, onion, green pepper, crumbs and egg in a large bowl. Season with Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and pepper; mix well. Form mixture into 8 meatballs. Place meatballs in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
Bake meatballs in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Pour the pasta sauce into a large saucepan; bring to a simmer over low heat. Stir baked meatballs into the simmering sauce. Do not turn oven off. Simmer meatballs sauce for 5 minutes.
Place one meatball, provolone cheese, a sprinkle of Parmesan, and a spoonful of sauce between each roll. Place sandwiches in hot oven; bake until cheeses melt, about 7 minutes. Top with 1/4 teaspoon of basil pesto (recipe below) and serve immediately.
Easy Basil Pesto
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