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Turkey Meatball Subs with Marinara Sauce

Turkey Meatball Subs with Marinara Sauce

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

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2003

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 316
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Protein: 24.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.3g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Iron: 2.7mg
  • Sodium: 652mg
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fiber: 6.9g
  • Calcium: 241mg

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