Italian Meatball Heros

A zesty, saucy sandwich! Get a head start on dinner with cooked Italian-style meatballs, tomato sauce and pepperoncini peppers.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 6 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
bags (16 oz each) frozen cooked Italian-style meatballs, thawed
2
jars (26 oz each) tomato pasta sauce
1
jar (8 oz) sliced pepperoncini peppers (Italian peppers), drained
12
hoagie buns, split
12
slices (1 oz each) provolone cheese, cut in half
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, gently mix thawed meatballs, pasta sauce and peppers.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Place 2 cheese half-slices on bottom half of each bun. Spoon about 5 meatballs and sauce over cheese on each. Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon basil. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    690
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    1750mg
    1750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    79g
    79%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    45%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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