Meatball Subs (Week 1 :: Day 1&2)

Recipe: Jessica Seinfeld’s Spaghetti & Homemade Meatballs

Note: This recipe uses pureed butternut squash… learn how to puree veggies here

Ingredients:

  • Hoagie buns
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup minced carrots or carrot puree
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (homemade is best)
  • 1 clove garlic or sprinkle granulated garlic powder
  • 1 cup butternut squash puree
  • 26 oz whole tomatoes with juice
  • salt/pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, mix the turkey, breadcrumbs, butternut squash puree, garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp black pepper until well combined. Shap the mixture into 1″ meatballs and place on a sheet of waxed paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set it over high heat. When the skillet is hot, add the olive oil and then the meatballs and brown for 4 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Add the pureed tomatoes, water, carrot puree (if using), garlic powder, cayenne, and the remainin 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the meatballs are no longer pink in the center.
  4. Split and Broil Hoogie buns in oven with out with out the meatballs inside. Sprinkle with mozz cheese.
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