Meatloaf Parmigiana Sub on Grilled Italian Rolls

Megan Todd


I am pretty frugal when it comes to using up leftovers! I don't like to throw food away. Not that we have leftover meatloaf often. But if you do, this is the Perfect recipe!

I will make meatloaf, and cool it overnight in the fridge and make these delicious subs the next day.

Or serve as meatloaf parmigiana with a side of pasta. So many delicious ways to eat meatloaf.

I'll make them for my husband's lunch, he likes them warm or cold.

Try it, if you Love meatloaf, you're going to Love this recipe!

I prepare mine GF, which is the way this recipe is written, but you don't have to!


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20 Min
20 Min


  • 1
    prepared or leftover meatloaf, sliced one inches thick -- about 8 slices, depending on size of meatloaf
  • 1 1/2 c
    gluten free flour (you can use all purpose flour if not preparing gf)
  • 2 medium
    eggs, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    gluten free italian seasoned bread crumbs (you can use regular italian seasoned bread crumbs if not preparing gf)
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ·
  • 8
    italian rolls
  • 1 qt
    your favorite italian sauce

How to Make Meatloaf Parmigiana Sub on Grilled Italian Rolls


  1. ** If preparing a meatloaf to make this dish. Allow to cool, then place in refrigerator and allow to cool for 5-6 hours. This helps form a nice firm meatloaf.

    Cut into one inch thick slices.
  2. In three separate bowls:

    add to first bowl, gluten free all purpose flour (or regular all purpose flour).

    In the second bowl, add eggs and water, mixed together.

    In third bowl, add gluten free Italian seasoned bread crumbs (or regular Italian seasoned bread crumbs)
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Heat 4 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet on medium-high heat.

    Dredge meatloaf in flour, dip in egg-wash, then in breadcrumbs.
    Be meatloaf is completely coated.
  4. Brown each side of coated meatloaf, just until lightly browned, make sure you get the edges of the meatloaf too.
  5. Place meatloaf in an oven safe casserole dish. Bake 15 minutes. No need to over-bake, meatloaf is already cooked.
    Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese, (about 1/4 cup each slice of meatloaf). Bake an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to sit while preparing rolls.

    Again, heat butter in skillet. Open rolls and place open side down to lightly "grill." Just until browned. (can use a garlic butter for this process if you like)
  7. Place meatloaf on roll, add your favorite Italian sauce, and extra cheese if you wish. My husband insists. :)
    Or Serve as meatloaf Parmigiana with a side of pasta and sauce.
  8. Hope you enjoy this fun recipe!! Mmm Mmm Good!

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About Meatloaf Parmigiana Sub on Grilled Italian Rolls

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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