My Marinara Meatball Subs are pure comfort food, vegan, gluten free and made with 4 ingredients in 3 easy steps.
In pre-vegan days (read here what’s happened in About Contentedness Cooking) there was a thing I was totally in love with: Meatball Subs.
Yes, I could eat these often. Slider buns with meatballs, a bit of marinara, and cheddar or mozzarella cheese.
Done. I often ran to fast food places and ordered my favorite subs.
With so many flavors to choose from: Italian, classic, spicy, with herbs or garlic – you can have it all in those places and I tried them all.
Do you had any comfort food that does the same for you?
Now that I’m vegan, it had been a long, long time since my last meatball sub. Because of that, I felt like it was high time to find a solution to enjoy a vegan version of my beloved comfort food.
Today, friends, the wait is over. The solution is here for you. With only 4 Ingredients and in just 3 easy steps, the most delicious comfort food dream will happen.
I think you will all fall in love and freak out over these Marinara Meatball Subs. They are comforting, flavorful, cheesy, juicy, drool worthy, easy, dreamy, healthy, protein packed, and seriously super delicious.
I invited some friends for dinner at my place, recently. And of course, I took the opportunity to make this recipe.
And tell you what, no one could believe these were vegan and gluten free, made from just 4 ingredients and in 3 easy steps.
One of my friends who is neither vegan nor plant-based told me these were better than the real deal. I would say that means a lot if you can get a real meat loving friend to try instead these vegan and gluten free version.
Now you can make these Marinara Meatball Subs flavor babies for real. Let me show you how!
It’s made from corn and super versatile. And if you are in the mood for more cheesy decadence, make my Cashew Parmesan.
Assembling your Sub is the easiest thing ever. Slather some marinara on your slider bun, next come meatballs, followed by vegan cheese and, if using, parmesan. Ready and done.
Get your Protein with my Marinara Meatball Subs
Friends, I know it and you know it. It is the question, we get asked all too often: Where do we get our protein from?
Before going vegan this was not a easy question for me. I was bit concerned myself! I had no clue, but no worries, friends, I know now we get a lot of protein from beans, grains, lentils.
These Marinara Meatball Subs are no exception, made from white beans which provide you alone 21 g of protein.
Excited about more protein resources? Than check this great overview about “10 Vegan Sources of Protein“.
These Marinara Meatball Subs are flavor wonders, if you give them a try, friends, let me know.
Cheers, friends, have a fantastic day.
- Make a batch of my White Bean Meatballs Italian Style.
- Next prepare the vegan cheese from my Vegan Cheese Quesadillas. And if you are in the mood for more cheesy decadence, make my Cashew Parmesan.
- Assemble your sub: Slather some marinara on your slider bun, next come meatballs, followed by vegan cheese and, if using, parmesan. Ready and done.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 131Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 240mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 8g