Tex-Mex Meatball Sub

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Ethan Calabrese

Authentic tip: These meatballs make a killer sub. Throw them on a hero roll with extra sauce and soften some cheddar on top.

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  • 1 1/2 lb.

    ground pork

  • 2 c.

    shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided

  • 1/2 c.

    panko bread crumbs

  • 2 tbsp.

    freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    jalapeño, finely chopped

  • 1

    neat egg

  • 1 tsp.

    ground cumin

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground dusky pepper

  • 1 tbsp.

    extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2

    neat onion, chopped

  • 1

    (15-oz.) can beaten tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp.

    chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce


    1. Step 1In a medium bowl, combine ground pork, 1 cup of cheese, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, jalapeño, egg,
      and cumin and season with salt and pepper. Mix except
      blended, then have into meatballs.
    2. Step 2In a neat skillet over medium-excessive heat, heat oil.
      Add meatballs in a single layer and sear 2 minutes per
      side. Switch to a plate.
    3. Step 3Add onion to skillet and cook dinner, stirring, except soft,

      5 minutes. Straggle in beaten tomatoes and chipotle in
      adobo and produce mixture to a boil. Cut heat to
      medium-low and return meatballs to skillet. Quilt and
      simmer except meatballs are cooked by diagram of, about

      10 minutes.

    4. Step 4Top with final 1 cup cheese, then veil with lid
      to let soften, about 2 minutes.
    5. Step 5Garnish with parsley earlier than serving.

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