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Homemade Meatball Sandwiches




I don’t know about you, but I need at least a few super quick go-to meals that I can count on when I’ve had one of “those days” or when there just isn’t enough time between activities to put a lot of  effort into supper.

Meatball sandwiches definitely fall into that category. I love the versatility and the fact that it’s one of the few dishes that all my crew can agree on.

Homemade Meatball Sandwiches

It’s quick and easy because there are only 2 main ingredients. If you have a bag of meatballs and a jar of spaghetti sauce, you’re good to go!  Anything else will depend on your family’s taste preferences and what you have on hand in your pantry/frig.

Additional toppings can include black olives, shredded cheese, Parmesan cheese, chopped bell pepper, banana peppers, onion, and shredded lettuce. Of course, you’ll need bread too, but you can use hoagie rolls, hot dog buns, sub rolls, sandwich bread…whatever!

Ingredients

28 oz. bag frozen meatballs

1 jar spaghetti sauce

Some type of bread

Any toppings you want

Directions

  1. Dump meatballs into a large pot.
  2. Add spaghetti sauce. Stir to combine.
  3. Bring to a boil. Stir again.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer approximately 30 minutes (stirring every 5 minutes or so).
  5. While the meatballs are cooking, chop any veggies you’ll be using as toppings.
  6. Serve hot!

 

Notes and variations:

Feel free to add a bit of water or extra tomato sauce to the meatballs if they’re not “saucy” enough.

Use homemade meatballs for a healthier meal (although that would negate the “quick” part of the dish).

Put the meatballs and sauce (with a little extra water) in the crock pot on a low setting before you leave the house in the morning and have supper waiting for you when you get home!

Meatball sandwiches are a great option for serving a house full of hungry teenagers!

Meatball Sandwich

 

Shared with: The Art of Homemaking,  A Life in Balance, 3 GLOL, and Cornerstone Confessions

 

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Candy

Candy

Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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