These savory meatball sandwiches and their tasty sauce will satisfy the hungriest crew. The farmer's wives love to serve this hearty meal to their hard workers on a crisp fall day.
1/4 cup parmesan, grated
1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons parsley, chopped
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 14 oz. cans tomato sauce
1 14 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Mix Lean Gound Beef, parmesan, breadcrumbs, parsley, egg, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Knead together with hands. Form into 2 dozen meatballs. Pan fry or cook in the oven.
In slow cooker, mix tomato sauce, tomatoes, basil, red pepper, and ½ tsp salt. Add meatballs. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
Serve on hoagie rolls with sauteed onions, peppers, and additional parmesan, if desired. Enjoy!