Go Back
+ servings
Baked Meatball Subs

Baked Meatball Subs

Baked Meatball Subs are packed with lots of melty cheese! Everyone loves this easy dinner. Baked with meatballs in a delicious marinara sauce and bubbly cheese on top.
Servings: 8 people
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Sheet pan
  • 12 inch Skillet
  • Large Bowl


  • 2 lbs frozen meatballs (you can use fresh if desired!)
  • 1 lb (about 24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 8 sub rolls
  • 8 slices Swiss or Mozzarella cheese
  • cups shredded Mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 385F
  • On the stovetop: heat sauce in a 12 inch skillet or a 5 quart pot.
  • Add the frozen meatballs and stir to coat with the sauce.
  • Cover and cook for 15 minutes. 
  • Divide evenly into split sub rolls.
  • Place the subs into a casserole dish or tin foil dish.
  • Lay a slice of cheese on each sub, splitting in half to fit the entire length of the sub.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of shredded cheese on each sub as well. 
  • Bake at 385F for about 10 minutes.
  • Cheese will be bubbly, starting to brown and tops of sub rolls will be crisp.Top with basil or parsley if desired.