Slow Cooker Meatball Subs Recipe




1-1/2 pounds ground chuck

1 egg, beaten

1¼ cups Progresso Italian seasoned bread crumbs

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

3 tablespoons garlic, finely minced

1- 28ounce can Hunt’s crushed tomatoes with basil

1 small can Hunt’s tomato paste

¼ cup of olive oil

2 teaspoons of salt (more to taste)

1 teaspoon of cracked pepper (more to taste)

1 package of Kraft shredded mozzarella

1 package of kaiser rolls


  1. In your slow cooker, combine paste, crushed tomatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons of minced garlic.
  2. In a large bowl, use your hands to mix together ground chuck, egg, breadcrumbs, fresh parsley and 1 tablespoon of minced garlic. Combine well.
  3. Divide the meat mixture into 20-26 meatballs.
  4. Place the meatballs in the sauce mixture and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.
  5. Put about three meatballs on each sub and ladle some of the sauce over the meatballs.
  6. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  7. Broil for 3 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted.
  8. Cool for a minute or two and ENJOY!