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Smoked Meatball Subs

Prep Time: 30 Min | Cook Time: 45 Min


  • 1
    Bread Rolls
  • 2
    Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3
    Fresh Basil
  • 4
  • 5
    Sauce: 3 Jars of your Favorite Pasta Sauce, 1/2 Diced White Onion, 6 Minced Garlic cloves,1 TBSP Pepper Flakes, 1 TBSP Fresh Basil
  • 6
    Meatballs: 2 Lbs of Ground Beef, 2 LBS Ground Hot Italian Sausage, 1 Cup Italian Bread Crumbs, 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese, 1/2 Cup Minced White Onion, 1/2 Cup Minced Parsley, 4 Eggs, 2 Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes, 5 Minced Garlic Cloves, 5 Minced Garlic Cloves

Add a layer of smoke to your meatball subs with this Smoked Meatball Subs recipe! Smoky and savory, these subs are sure to be enjoyed by everyone!


  1. In a bowl mix the ground beef, sausage, eggs, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, parsley and seasonings
  2. Mix well and begin forming your meatballs
  3. Place them on a wire rack for easy transportation on and off the smoker
  4. Preheat your Char-Griller AKORN® to roughly 300*F
  5. Smoke the meatballs until they reach an internal temp of 165*F
  6. Prepare your sauce by sautéing your onion, garlic, red pepper flakes and basil until golden brown
  7. Then add in your 3 jars of sauce and bring to a simmer
  8. Add in your meatballs once they're done smoking
  9. Turn your bread rolls into cheesy garlic bread by adding Char-Griller Garlic and Herb Seasoning and Mozzarella cheese. Broil until the cheese is nice and melted
  10. Add a few pepperoncinis to the bottom bun and then add your meatballs
  11. Add a bit more sauce over the top and finish with fresh grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil

Author: pittboysbbq
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