Slow Cooker

Pork Meatball and Pepperoni Subs

with Italian salad

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
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    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • 12 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes
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    2 oz. Cheese and Garlic Croutons
  • 4½ oz. Golden Italian Dressing
  • 1½ oz. Pepperoni
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    6 French Rolls
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    ½ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 24 oz. Ground Pork

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    796
  • Carbohydrates
    73g
  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    36g
  • Sodium
    1559mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground pork, panko, 4 tsp. olive oil, ½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Form ground pork mixture into 16-20 meatballs, about the size of golf balls.

  2. 2

    Cook the Meatballs

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid. In a clean slow cooker, add meatballs and top with marinara and ¾ cup water. Wash bowl used to make meatballs clean Turn slow cooker on to low heat. Cover, and cook until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 6-8 hours.

  3. 3

    Make the Salad

    After meal cooks, core tomatoes and cut into ¼" dice. In washed mixing bowl, toss or gently stir spring mix, tomatoes, croutons, 2 Tbsp. cheese (reserve remaining for sandwiches), and dressing.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping each roll with three meatballs, five pepperoni slices, extra sauce from slow cooker, and remaining cheese. Bon appétit!

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