Traeger Smoky Meatball Subs

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Traeger Smoky Meatball Subs

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

50 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

Swap out your favorite spaghetti recipe for these spicy meatball subs. Traeger smoked meatballs will give your taste buds a run for their money.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 1 Large egg

  • 1/3 Cup milk or buttermilk

  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 Cup dry seasoned breadcrumbs or crushed croutons

  • 1 Tablespoon Cajun seasoning

  • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef

  • 1/4 Cup minced onion

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Jar (24 oz) marinara sauce

  • 4 (6 inch) sub rolls or baguettes, cut through the sides

  • thinly sliced or grated provolone cheese

Steps

  • 1

    In a small mixing bowl using a fork or whisk, beat the egg. Whisk in the milk and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in the breadcrumbs and Cajun seasoning then let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Large egg

    • 1/3 Cup milk or buttermilk

    • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1/2 Cup dry seasoned breadcrumbs or crushed croutons

    • 1 Tablespoon Cajun seasoning

  • 2

    In another bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, garlic and black pepper. Add the egg mixture to the meat mixture and combine well.
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef

    • 1/4 Cup minced onion

    • 1 1/2 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

    • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 3

    If the mixture seems dry, add a bit more milk. If too wet, add more dry breadcrumbs. Roll the mixture into balls about the size of golf balls.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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  • 5

    Arrange the meatballs directly on the grill grate. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through.
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  • 6

    In the meantime, heat the marinara sauce in a pan on the stovetop. Transfer the cooked meatballs to the pan and let them simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Jar (24 oz) marinara sauce

  • 7

    Tear off four sheets of aluminum foil and lay them on your work surface. Put a hoagie roll in the center of each. Divide the meatballs among the rolls.
    Ingredients
    • 4 (6 inch) sub rolls or baguettes, cut through the sides

  • 8

    Top the meatballs with provolone cheese. Wrap the sandwiches tightly in the foil and return to the Traeger to heat for 10 to 12 minutes.
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    Ingredients
    • As Needed thinly sliced or grated provolone cheese

  • 9

    Remove from Traeger, serve and enjoy!

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