Italian Meatball Subs

READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

I got this from a crock pot cookbook several years ago and have made it many times. We all love it. Get a crusty sub roll, spread it with butter, garlic salt and pop in under the broiler for a few minutes and then make your sandwich. It is yummy and easy.

Top Review by heather_werner

Is there another word for AMAZING to describe how good these are? Seriously, one bite and I was in heaven. I did it a bit differently to cut down steps. I used 1lb ground turkey, mixed that with one egg and the rest of the ingredients as it. For the sauce I used a bottle of spaghetti sauce, half a bell pepper cut up, half an onion sliced, a clove of garlic sliced. Put it in the crock pot on high for one hour and it was done. (Cook your meatballs first in the oven of course). Assembled the sandwich by digging out the bread in the middle and forming a well for the meatballs to sit in. Spread with butter, sprinkle with garlic salt, place meatballs, layer pepperoni's on top of that and two big slices of provolone cheese. Put under broiler for 4 minutes. So delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients for meatballs; mix well.
  2. Shape into 1" balls and broil or saute till brown.
  3. Put into a crock pot.
  4. Combine sauce ingredients in a sauce pan and heat pour over meatballs.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  6. Put on sub rolls along with Provolone cheese and put under the broiler for a few minutes till cheese melts.
  7. Serve hot.

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