Meatball Hero

These tiny meatballs will freeze for up to three months. There's no need to thaw before using; they will cook quickly right out of the freezer.

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  • Servings: 2
Meatball Hero

Source: Everyday Food, March 2005


  • 1 onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1 zucchini, halved crosswise then lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Coarse salt
  • 10 Mini Meatballs
  • 2 hero rolls, split


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss onion, bell pepper, and zucchini with oil and oregano. Bake 15 minutes.

  2. Sprinkle vegetables with vinegar, and season with salt; toss to coat. Push vegetables to one side of pan; place meatballs on other end.

  3. Bake until meatballs are cooked through and vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Serve in rolls.


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