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Nevegal Meatball Subs Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 4 sub rolls
- 1 cup marinara sauce
- 4 slices provolone cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Special equipment needed:
- Large mixing bowl
- Baking sheet
- Oven

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, milk, onion, garlic, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
3. Shape mixture into 12 meatballs and place them on a baking sheet.
4. Bake meatballs in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.
5. While the meatballs are cooking, slice the sub rolls in half lengthwise and place them on a baking sheet.
6. Toast the sub rolls in the oven for 5-7 minutes, or until lightly browned.
7. Heat the marinara sauce in a small saucepan over medium heat.
8. Place 3 meatballs on the bottom half of each sub roll.
9. Spoon marinara sauce over the meatballs.
10. Top each sub with a slice of provolone cheese.
11. Return the subs to the oven and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
12. Sprinkle chopped parsley over the subs before serving.


Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
5. Temperature:
375°F
Serving size:
4 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories: 550
Fat: 26g
Carbohydrates: 43g
Protein: 36g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Ground turkey or chicken can be substituted for ground beef.
- Panko breadcrumbs can be substituted for regular breadcrumbs.
- Mozzarella cheese can be substituted for provolone cheese.

Variations:
- Add sliced bell peppers and onions to the subs for extra flavor and nutrition.
- Use different types of cheese, such as cheddar or pepper jack.
- Use a different type of sauce, such as pesto or Alfredo sauce.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to mix the meatball mixture well to ensure even distribution of ingredients.
- Use a cookie scoop to make evenly sized meatballs.
- Toasting the sub rolls before adding the meatballs and sauce will help prevent them from getting too soggy.

Storage instructions:
Leftover meatball subs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
To reheat, place the subs in a preheated 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the subs on a platter with a side of chips or a salad.

Garnishes:
Sprinkle chopped parsley or basil over the subs before serving.

Pairings:
Serve with a side of garlic bread or a Caesar salad.

Suggested side dishes:
Chips, fries, or a side salad.

Troubleshooting advice:
If the meatballs are too dry, add a little more milk to the mixture. If they are too wet, add more breadcrumbs.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to cook the meatballs to an internal temperature of 160°F to ensure they are fully cooked.

Food history:
Meatball subs are a popular Italian-American dish that originated in the Northeastern United States.

Flavor profiles:
Savory, cheesy, and slightly tangy from the marinara sauce.

Serving suggestions:
Serve hot with a side of chips or a salad.

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Taste: Savory, Tangy, Spicy, Meaty, Herbal, Aromatic