Meatball Sandwich Recipe: A Comfort Food Classic

  • By: Just-Recipes
  • Time to read: 2 min.

When it comes to comfort food, few dishes can compete with the classic meatball sandwich. This delicious sandwich has been around for many years and continues to be a favorite among both kids and adults alike. Whether it’s for a quick lunch or a comforting dinner, the meatball sandwich will always hit the spot! In this article, we’ll provide a simple recipe that will help you create the perfect meatball sandwich in no time. So grab your bread, sauce, and meatballs, and get ready to enjoy a delicious meal that’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

Meatball Sandwich Recipe A Comfort Food Classic

Meatball Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 beaten egg
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • ¼ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup snipped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ teaspoon dried mint crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ pound lean ground beef or lamb
  • Nonstick spray coating
  • 2 large pita bread rounds halved
  • ½ cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt


  • In a medium mixing bowl combine egg, milk, bread crumbs, parsley, onion, 3 teaspoons of the sesame seeds, the garlic, mint, and salt. Add ground beef or lamb; mix well.
  • Shape mixture into 24 meatballs.
  • Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and brown on all sides. Cover skillet and cook meatballs over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or till meat is no longer pink.
  • With a slotted spoon remove meatballs from skillet and drain on paper towels.
  • To serve, place meatballs in pita bread halves. Add lettuce and tomato. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds. Serve with yogurt. If desired, serve sandwiches on additional shredded lettuce.


Sodium: 273mgPotassium: 433mgCholesterol: 131mgFat: 12gProtein: 26gCarbohydrates: 27g
Keyword Low Fat
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