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Easy Trader Joe's Recipe Meatball Marinara Sub3

Easy Trader Joe’s Recipe: Meatball & Marinara Sub Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Italian


If you love easy Trader Joe’s dinner hacks, you’ll love this Easy Trader Joe’s Recipe: Meatball Marinara Sub Recipe.



  • 1 lb. Italian meat balls
  • 8 slices Italian bread
  • 4 Tbsp. garlic butter
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Cook meatballs according to package instructions and set aside.
  3. Spread bread with garlic butter and broil for 2 minutes, until golden brown.
  4. Slice meatballs.
  5. Top garlic toast with a slather of marinara sauce, some of the sliced meatballs, and shredded cheese.
  6. Broil for another 1-2 minutes, until cheese has melted. Watch carefully so they don’t burn!


  • Topping amounts are up to you! Love sauce, add some extra. Prefer to serve the sauce on the side? Do it!
  • You can also make your own garlic butter. Stir together

Keywords: sandwich, meatballs, trader joes recipes