All the ingredients for a meatball sandwich are here, just assembled in a different manner. This recipe is always a hit at our house.
I Could Eat This Every Week!
There are so many days when i find myself super busy with the hustle and bustle of life that I forget all about making dinner. There are also those days where I know I’m going to be busy and I need to get something started in the morning as I won’t have time to make a meal later on in the day. That’s when recipes like these come in handy.
1/3 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 lb ground beef
1 loaf Italian bread cut into 1 inch slices
8 ounces cream cheese softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
1 (28 ounce) jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce
1 cup water
2 garlic cloves minced
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a bowl, combine onions, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.
Add beef and mix well.
Shape into 1-inch balls; place on a cookie sheet.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until no longer pink. (Or fry in a skillet on medium heat).
Reduce oven temperature to 350.
Meanwhile, arrange bread in a single layer in an ungreased 13×9 baking dish. (All of the bread might not be used.).
Combine cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning and pepper; spread over the bread. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella.
Combine sauce, water and garlic; add meatballs.
Pour over cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
Bake, uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes or until done.