Chimichurri Beef Meatball Hoagies

Chimichurri Beef Meatball Hoagies Recipe

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A deliciously flavored meatball hoagie for a weeknight, sports weekend or any party.

Recipe is from Southern Living.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro leaves, divided
  • 1 c
    fresh parsley leaves, divided
  • 6
    garlic cloves, divided
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground sirloin
  • 1 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 large
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 tsp
    kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1
    shallot, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 6
    hoagie rolls, split
  • ·
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1
    10-oz. pkg. finely shredded (angel hair) cabbage
  • 1 c
    crumbled cotija cheese
  • ·
    lime wedges

How to Make Chimichurri Beef Meatball Hoagies

Step-by-Step

  1. Chop 1/2 cup cilantro leaves and 1/4 cup parsley leaves, place in a large bowl. Mince 2 garlic cloves; add to herbs in bowl. Add ground sirloin and next 3 ingredients along with 1/4 tsp. salt; stir gently to combine. Shape mixture into 18 balls.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp. canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add half of meatballs, and cook 6 minutes, turning often to brown all sides. Transfer meatballs to a 6-quart slow cooker. Repeat with 1 tbsp. canola oil and remaining meatballs.
  3. Process vinegar, next 4 ingredients and remaining cilantro leaves, parsley leaves, garlic, salt and canola oil in a food processor until finely chopped and well combined. Stir together 1/2 cup herb mixture and 1/4 cup water; pour over meatballs in slow cooker. Reserve remaining herb mixture. Cover and cook on LOW 2 hours.
  4. Remove meatballs from slow cooker with a slotted spoon; discard mixture in slow cooker. Toss meatballs with 1/4 cup reserved herb mixture.
  5. Preheat broiler with oven rack 6 inches from heat. Brush cut sides of rolls with extra virgin olive oil; place them on a baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Toss together shredded cabbage and 1/2 cup reserved herb mixture. Divide cabbage mixture among rolls; top each roll with 3 meatballs and desired amount of cheese. Serve with lime wedges and any remaining herb mixture.

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About Chimichurri Beef Meatball Hoagies

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Latin American




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