Turkey Meatball Pizza Sub

with Parmesan Green Salad & Balsamic Dressing

Moderate | 30 min

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Mama mia! - that's a tasty meatball. This saucy Italian-American favourite is piled high with juicy turkey meatballs simmered in rich tomato basil sauce. Serve with a light side of tender greens with parmesan cheese tossed in Fresh Prep's freshly-made signature Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Contains: Milk, Mustard, Oats, Rye, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat

May Contain: Egg, Fish, Peanuts, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, other sources of Gluten

What We'll Send

Red Pepper Flakes
Fresh Basil
Spring Mix
Parmesan Cheese
Ground Turkey
Grape Tomatoes
Tomato Sauce
Red Onion Sliced
White Bun
Housemade Balsamic Dressing Pouch
Balsamic Dressing
Olive Oil, Water, Balsamic Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, Thyme Dried, Fine Black Pepper, Sea Salt, Canola Oil, Maple Syrup, Granulated Garlic
Spice Blend
Onion Powder, Granulated Garlic, Ground Fennel Seed
Allergen Notice: We cannot guarantee the complete absence of food allergens. Our meals are prepared in a facility that contains allergens including tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, milk, soy, eggs, wheat, barley, rye, oats, triticale, mustard, sesame, and sulphites. Though best practices are used when preparing the meal kits, inadvertent cross-contamination may occur.
Our just-in-time sourcing system may occasionally require us to substitute an ingredient in recipes. Always check the recipe card(s) in your delivery to confirm allergen information.

Nutritional Info Per Serving
Calories 1276
Fat 77g
Protein 56g
Carbohydrates 89g

Cooking Directions


Tip: Parmesan cheese is being used in three steps here. Be careful in Step 5 to only use half of the remaining cheese!


Prepare Ingredients

  • Turn on oven to 425°F.
  • Wash basil and tomatoes.

Prepare + Cook Meatballs

  • Drain turkey and pat dry with paper towel.
  • Add turkey to a medium mixing bowl with breadcrumbs, spice blend, and half of the parmesan cheese.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Mix well with clean hands.
  • Form into 8 firm meatballs.
  • Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high.
  • Once hot, add meatballs to skillet. Cook for 5–6 minutes, turning as needed until brown on the outside.

Prepare Tomato Sauce

  • Stir half of the garlic into skillet for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Add tomato sauce with ½ cup water, red pepper flakes to taste, and half of the basil.
  • Bring to a simmer, turn heat to medium-low and cover with a lid.
  • Cook for 6–8 minutes, or until meatballs have an internal temperature of 165°F and sauce thickens.

Toast Garlic Buns

  • Meanwhile, cut white buns in half.
  • In a small bowl, mix remaining garlic with 3 tbsp. softened butter.
  • Spread garlic butter evenly between buns.
  • Place buns face up on a baking sheet and put in oven.
  • Toast for 6–8 minutes, or until buns are hot and crispy around the edges.

Prepare Salad

  • In a second medium mixing bowl, add spring mix, onion, tomatoes, and half of the remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Toss to taste with balsamic dressing.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.


  • Place 4 meatballs on each bottom bun.
  • Spoon tomato sauce on top to taste.
  • Garnish with remaining basil and parmesan cheese. Close sub with top bun.
  • Serve with a side of salad.
  • Enjoy!

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