Turkey Meatball Subs with Marinara Sauce

Get your hands around this Italian-style hoagie. Seasonings and sauce spice up the flavor of ground turkey.


6 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 400°.

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.

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

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.