High Protein Cheesy Meatball Sub Recipe

High Protein Cheesy Meatball Sub Recipe
Sink your teeth into this healthy and delicious protein-packed meatball sub, topped with melted mozzarella cheese - all without feeling guilty!

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 1
  • 530
  • 66
  • 39
  • 13
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


    For The Meatballs:
  • 4oz 5280meat Ground Beef
  • 4oz Ground Turkey Breast
  • ½ Small Onion, diced
  • 1 Glove Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. Italian Seasoning
  • For The Sandwich:
  • 1 Sub Roll, of choice
  • 1oz Skim Mozzarella Cheese
  • ¼ cup Pasta Sauce

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Mix together all meatball ingredients
  3. Shape into desired size meatballs
  4. Bake on lined baking sheet for ~13 minutes or until juices run clear
  5. Spread ¼ pasta sauce on bottom of sub roll and other half on top
  6. Place meatballs in roll
  7. Top with cheese
  8. Place back in oven to melt cheese, or eat as is!


*Can sub all ground turkey for a lower fat/higher protein sub

Serving Suggestions

Serves 1.

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Posted Sun, 09/13/2015 - 12:08

There is no way 4oz of beef and some cheese, will give you 66g of protein.

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Posted Mon, 09/14/2015 - 23:42

Maybe thay have the protien and carbs backwards..

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Posted Thu, 09/17/2015 - 10:02

4oz of ground beef roughly 30g of protein and so is ground turkey plus the cheese. It's pretty close to 66g total.

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Posted Fri, 09/18/2015 - 10:17

bro you so smart. Or they forgot to add the turkey in the ingredients, saw my comments, and then added it. Now it def makes sense.