Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe may be safe for those with GERD if you use our low-acid tomato sauce.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use a gluten-free hoagie roll or bun for this dish.


"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again." -George Miller, Writer

The refrigerator light goes on...

I used to get meatball hoagies from the pizza joint when I was in high school. I was living in New Jersey at the time, and there's really nothing like eating a great meatball sub to push your comfort food buttons!


Meatball Hoagie

Servings: 1 | Serving size: 4 meatballs with 2 ounce roll and 1/2 ounce cheese

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe also requires making Meatballs.

This recipe can easily be multiplied. You will need to make or purchase tomato sauce. You can make the sauce from canned tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, or make the low-acid tomato sauce.

Meatball Hoagie recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 2 ounce (per serving) hoagie roll or gluten-free roll
  • 3 (per serving) meatballs
  • 1/4 cup (per serving) tomato sauce
  • 1 ounce (per serving) sliced provolone cheese

Preheat the oven to broil.

Place the meatballs and tomato sauce in a small (or larger) sauce pan and heat gently over medium heat.

While the sauce and meatballs are heating, slice the hoagie roll open lengthwise and place under the broiler. Toast lightly.

Spread half of the tomato sauce on the roll.

Slice each meatball in half and place the 6 halves on the toasted hoagie roll.

Top with the rest of the tomato sauce.

Place the provolone on top and place under the broiler for about 2 minutes until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 meatballs, 2 ounces bread, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, 1/2 ounce mozzarella cheese

Servings: 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories 413 Calories from Fat 153
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 17g 21%
    Saturated Fat 7g 35%
    Monounsaturated Fat 5g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 581mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 6g 16%
    Sugars 7g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 32% Iron 31%
Vitamin K 12mcg Potassium 611mg