Grain Free Meatball Sub
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Serves: 4
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ cup flax meal
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • salt & pepper, to taste
Other Ingredients
  • Flatbread recipe, shaped into small buns (shorten cooking time so they are soft and not crisp)
  • 2 cups Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup Mozzarella or Manchego cheese
  • Fresh basil, chopped
  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add butter and saute onion and garlic until translucent
  3. Remove and add to a bowl.
  4. To the onion mixture add the sausage, beef, oregano, flax meal, whisked eggs and salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  5. Shape into balls slightly smaller than a golf ball.
  6. Add meatballs to a hot skillet and rotate until cooked through. Set aside and repeat until all meatballs have been cooked.
  7. Meanwhile make the flatbread shaping into small circular bun shapes.
  8. Once the flatbread is done, top with cooked meatballs, marinara, cheese (optional), and place back in oven to melt the cheese.
  9. Once melted remove and top with fresh chopped basil and another flatbread.
  10. Enjoy
Recipe by Simple Roots at