Giant Meatball Sandwich


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  • 2 cups commercial spaghetti sauce with peppers and mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (16 ounce) loaf unsliced Italian bread
  • 1 (6 ounce) package sliced provolone cheese


  1. Combine ground beef and sausage; shape into 1-inch balls. Cook in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned. Remove from heat; drain meatballs on paper towels. Discard drippings.
  2. Combine spaghetti sauce and garlic in skillet; add meatballs. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 12 to 15 minutes or until done. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Place on a baking sheet, cut sides up; broil 5 inches from heat for 2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  3. Spoon meatball mixture onto bottom half of bread. Cut cheese slices in half; arrange on top of meatballs, overlapping as needed. Place top half of bread over cheese.
  4. Serve immediately.

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