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Meatball Sub Cheesy Bread Recipe

A fun twist on a classic! Turn boring dinner time into fun time by turning easy cheesy garlic bread into meatballs sub bread! Your family will love this easy dinner idea! Cheesy garlic bread topped with meatballs, pasta sauce and more cheese! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: meatball sub
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 1288kcal
Author: Anna


  • 1 Italian bread loaf
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1.5 cups pasta sauce we use this pizza sauce recipe
  • 20 in Farm Rich Italian Style Meatballs thawed, each sliced half
  • 16 slices of Mozzarella cheese sandwich style


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Slice bread in half horizontally. Place both halves inside up on the prepared sheet.
  • Mix melted butter with minced garlic and spread over bread halves.
  • Cover bread with aluminum foil and bake for 7 minutes.
  • When done, spread 1 cup of pasta sauce over the bread (reserve remaining 1/2 cup), dividing equally. Arrange meatballs over the sauce.
  • Top meatballs with remaining sauce (just over the tops).
  • Place cheese slices on top.
  • Bake bread for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and meatballs heated through.
  • Let bread cool for 10 minutes.
  • Slice and serve immediately.


Calories: 1288kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 89g | Saturated Fat: 50g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1725mg | Potassium: 733mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 1520IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 590mg | Iron: 4.5mg