Italian Meatball Hoagie Braids

Your kids will love these cheesy, easy-to-handle hot meatball sandwiches!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
16
frozen cooked Italian-style meatballs, 1 to 1 1/2 inch (from 16-oz bag), thawed, halved
1
cup tomato-basil pasta sauce
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
egg, slightly beaten
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 8 rectangles. Place rectangles on cookie sheets. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll dough; cut into 8 rectangles. Place rectangles on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Place 4 meatball halves lengthwise down center of each rectangle. Top each with 2 tablespoons pasta sauce and 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on each side of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling. Brush dough with beaten egg; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    1040mg
    1040%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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