Blended Mushroom Meatball Subs



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Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes

1 package (227 g) sliced Ontario white button mushrooms, finely chopped
1 lb/500g lean ground Ontario Corn Fed Beef
1/2 cup (60 mL) seasoned Italian breadcrumbs
1 egg
1 small shallot, finely diced
1 clove Ontario garlic, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh Ontario parsley, chopped
1 (650 mL) jar of marinara
5 white sub rolls
15 bocconcini medallions


1. Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C. Spray shallow baking dish with non-stick spray.
2. Place the mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
3. In a large bowl combine chopped mushrooms, beef, breadcrumbs, egg, shallot, garlic and parsley; mix until incorporated. Shape mixture into 1½ inch meatballs. Place 1 inch apart in dish. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove baking dish and pour marinara over meatballs. Return to oven for 15 minutes.
4. Assemble subs by spooning 5 meatballs onto sub roll. Top with warm marinara and three bocconcini medallions. Place subs on baking tray and broil on high until cheese is melted, approximately 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve.