Texas Butter Recipe Meatball Poboy
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Meatball Po'Boy

Saw a Subway commercial and it triggered me into making my own meatball sub. Also, a good time for me to test Uglyade in the weird spots of food. The meatballs are a little different than what my Grandmother made but pretty good and a nice twist using 50 pork 50 beef.
Course Main Course
Style American, Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 2010kcal
Author Shawn


Meatball Parts

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup parmigiano cheese (='s 1/2 bag shredded)
  • 3 tsp garlic (='s 3 smashed or chopped up.)
  • 1 ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup basil (fresh leaves chopped up)

Miscellaneous Parts

  • 18 oz loaf of French bread (='s 1 loaf)
  • 12 oz mozzarella (sliced )
  • 4 oz olive salad
  • 1 cup red bell pepper
  • 4 oz avocado
  • 12 oz bag of Funyuns


Make Meatballs

  • Start oven and get’r up to 350
  • Put all the meatball parts in a bowl and mix with hands to get ingredients throughout.
  • You can cook these in a Pyrex, but I used a grate on top of a aluminum cookie sheet.
  • Make the meatballs by rolling in hand like play dough. As big or as little as you like. Above image they are about 2 ½ inches (a little too big).
  • Set as many as you can on grate and place in oven for 30 minutes. Check them to see if they need more time. They will be dark brown and you can always pull one and cut it open. A good rule of thumb is if you see clear juices oozing out they are ready.
  • If you're using the red bell pepper roast it with the meatballs in open or bake in tin foil.

Build The Sub

  • Cut French bread to size then down middle without cutting through.
  • Place meatballs in sub and mozzarella slices over that.
  • On cookie sheet place your sub/s and put in oven under broiler until cheese melts. Maybe 5 minutes.
  • Slice up avocado.
  • Plate your sub and drizzle Uglyade or any sauce you like over it.
  • Add olive salad, avocado slices, and roasted red bell peppers.
  • Bring the whole bag of Funyuns or plate them too.
  • Get after it!


I didn’t use marinara or sauce on this I used our Uglyade. Something comparable would be Italian dressing. .Anything you like would work on this. I was testing...

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➕ Nutrition
Nutrition Facts
Meatball Po'Boy
Amount Per Serving (355 g)
Calories 2010 Calories from Fat 981
% Daily Value*
Fat 109g168%
Saturated Fat 38g238%
Cholesterol 246mg82%
Sodium 3223mg140%
Potassium 1304mg37%
Carbohydrates 163g54%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 93g186%
Vitamin A 2170IU43%
Vitamin C 52.4mg64%
Calcium 1059mg106%
Iron 12mg67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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