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Turkey Meatball Subs with Marinara Sauce

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Get your hands around this Italian-style hoagie. Seasonings and sauce spice up the flavor of ground turkey.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free marinara sauce (such as Colavita)
  • 6 (2-ounce) lite wheat hot dog buns
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) preshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 316
  • fat 11.2 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • protein 24.7 g
  • carbohydrate 33.3 g
  • cholesterol 105 mg
  • iron 2.7 mg
  • sodium 652 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fiber 6.9 g
  • calcium 241 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Roll into 18 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Dredge meatballs in breadcrumbs. Arrange meatballs on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Coat meatballs with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until done.

  3. Pour marinara sauce into a 2-cup glass measure. Cover and microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.

  4. Place 3 meatballs on each bun. Spoon 1/4 cup marinara sauce over each sandwich; sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Place sandwiches on same jelly roll pan. Bake at 400° for 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

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