A meatball sub without extra fillers, that comes together in less than 30 minutes, you’ll only dirty one dish and without all the work (AND MESS) making balls!
It also made for the perfect at home date night with a bottle of red wine 🙂
1/2 onion, chopped
6 mushrooms, chopped (I used crimini or baby bellas)
1/4lb ground meat of choice (I used turkey)
1/2t garlic powder
1 can of tomatoes (I used diced fire roasted)
1 1/2c shredded kale or massive handful of spinach
Dash of cayenne – optional
3/4c shredded cheese (fontina, provolone, something italianish)
1/3c diced fresh mozzarella – optional
Pesto – optional
Bread of choice (I used sourdough)
Saute onion and mushrooms with some olive oil, salt and pepper. Add turkey, thyme and garlic powder (salt and pepper too). Cook until the turkey is just about done. Pour in tomatoes, kale, oregano and cayenne. Stir then simmer until liquid is reduced and thicker. Turn off the heat and turn on your broiler. Dot the fresh mozzarella in the mixture then top with the shredded cheese. Broil for 2-5 minutes until the top is bubbly, golden brown and delicious. Drizzle/dot pesto on the top and serve with some sliced bread.
I use a cast iron pan for this recipe so that I only have to clean one pan and it can easily and safely cook on the stove then go directly into the oven. If you don’t have something you can do this with, cook in a pan then transfer to a safe baking dish.