Chicken Meatball Sub

Healthier Alternative Without Loosing Any Flavor!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes

1 1/4 lbs. ground chicken
1/4 lb. bulk Italian chicken sausage
4 cups marinara sauce
1 cup green pepper, sliced
1 cup red pepper, sliced
1 cup onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 + 1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp Italian seasoning mix
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 egg
4 sub rolls
1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
minced parsley for garnish

Cooking Tools

Medium mixing bowl
Sheet tray
Large skillet

Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.  In a mixing bowl, add ground chicken, chicken sausage, 1 tbsp olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning mix, dried oregano, bread crumbs, water, egg, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper.  Mix well and shape into meatballs and place on sheet pan and bake in oven for 30 minutes.  In a large skillet, heat 2 tbsp. olive oil and saute red peppers, green peppers, onions and pressed garlic.  Cook for 10 minutes, then add marinara sauce and reduce heat to a simmer.  Remove meatballs out of the oven and transfer to the sauce and finish cooking the meatballs for an additional 15-20 minutes. Place 3 meatballs and sauce with the onions and peppers into the sub rolls, sprinkle with some cheese and place under the oven broiler to toast and melt the cheese. Garnish with minced parsley and serve hot!
Serves 4 

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