Friday, August 13, 2010

Slow Cooker Sockarooni Meatball Subs with Horseradish Cheddar

It seems like forever ago I submitted a request to participate in Foodbuzz’s Family Bites, but this week is my turn for sharing what I made with the sauces Newman’s Own sent to me. Now that the recipes are up, I can share some of them with you.

I try not to take on too many offers for these kinds of things, but Paul Newman gave so much of himself to others, I thought it would be nice to give a little something in return.

I had a great time playing with products I’d never purchased before. Especially the zesty Sockarooni sauce, which I’ve been buying on a regular basis since.

Slow Cooker Sockarooni Meatball Subs with Horseradish Cheddar Printer Version
A short and simple recipe, these subs make a great lunch.

1 jar Newman’s Own® Sockarooni Pasta Sauce
1 bag frozen Italian meatballs
1 bag hot dog buns
8 slices horseradish cheddar (found in the deli at Safeway)
1 cup onion, diced

Place the meatballs and sauce in a slow cooker. Turn the slow cooker to high and cook for 4 hours or until heated through.

Place the cheese and meatballs on warmed hotdog buns and top with diced onions or other condiments as desired.

Serves 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours

Recipe & photograph by Laura Flowers.


Velva said...

An easy weeknight meal. Thanks for sharing.

Susi's Kochen und Backen said...

Great idea for a simple meal! I don't nearly use my slow-cooker enough. I will have to look for this sauce :o)

Cyndy said...

I've never heard of Horseradish Cheddar. Sounds like I need a trip to Whole Foods, they have a nice variety. Thanks for an easy and tasty dinner idea Laura it sounds so good right now.

Monet said...

I have a few men in my life who would be VERY HAPPY if I served them some of these. Thanks for sharing such an easy and delicious idea for dinner Laura!

Veronica said...

Love this simple recipe! I've never seen horseradish cheddar though. We don't have a lot of cheese selection around here. :(

The Southern Cookbook said...

Easy enough! Looks good. I hope I can find the horse radish cheddar....

Patricia @ ButterYum said...

What in the world is Sockarooni Sauce?


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Sue said...

That cheese sounds unusual...and the sandwich sounds like a good hearty meal. Love using the crock pot:) I'll have to try the P.N. sauces, because all I've ever tried are his salad dressings(which I really like).
Have a great weekend, Laura


Chubby-but-Lovely said...

wow does this look good :d ah ..i'm really hungry right now haha

Kathryn said...

Wow- that looks totally delicious! Have you ever tried a muffaletta? It's a New Orleans style sandwich and it's my absolute favorite!

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