1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. finely chopped onion
1 lb extra lean ground beef
8 oz ground turkey
1/2 c. dry bread crumbs
1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese
1 can (15oz) tomato sauce
1/4 c. dry red wine
6-8 hoagie rolls, split and warmed
In bowl, beat egg with salt, seasoning, red pepper flakes and garlic. Add
chopped onion, beef, turkey, crumbs and parmesan cheese; mix well. Shape into
1-1/2" balls. Place meatballs in 5 qt or larger crockpot.
In same bowl, mix tomato sauce and wine; pour over meatballs. Cover and cook at
low setting til meatballs are no longer pink in middle, cut to test (5-6 hours).
Carefully lift meatballs from cooker and place 3-4 in each split roll; moisten
with a little sauce from cooker. If desired add condiments (pepper strips,
slices mozzarella cheese, olives, etc) to each sandwich.
Makes 6-8 servings.