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Italian Meatball Sub

Beef meatballs aren’t just made for pasta! This beef meatball recipe will show you that beef and tomato sauce is good on bread too. Try them out on this delicious sub and smother with melted cheese for a sandwich with a difference!
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  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 packet Continental Recipe Base Spaghetti Bolognaise
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1 x 425 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 4 soft long bread rolls, split
  • 8 slices tasty cheese, halved

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

994kcal

Energy (kJ)

4153kJ

Protein (g)

57.0g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

97.1g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

91.0g

Sugar (g)

16.2g

Fibre (g)

6.1g

Fat (g)

40.7g

Saturated fat (g)

18.9g

Unsaturated fat (g)

18.0g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

14.0g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

4.0g

Trans fat (g)

0.8g

Cholesterol (mg)

194mg

Sodium (mg)

1784mg

Salt (g)

4.46g

Vitamin A (IU)

764IU

Vitamin C (mg)

9.9mg

Calcium (mg)

771mg

Iron (mg)

10.19mg

Total

3974kcal

16612kJ

228.0g

388.4g

364.1g

64.7g

24.3g

162.9g

75.8g

71.9g

55.9g

16.0g

3.2g

776mg

7134mg

17.84g

3058IU

39.5mg

3084mg

40.76mg


  • 1 In a large bowl, combine the mince, egg and breadcrumbs; mix well and roll into balls.
  • 2 Heat a large fry pan to moderately hot, add the oil. Place in the beef meatballs, allow to brown before adding the Recipe Base, water and tomatoes. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  • 3 Place the meatballs and sauce into bread rolls that have been cut in half, top with cheese. Serve this beef meatball recipe with a fresh salad.

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