Meatball Subs

Using Brumby's Dinner Rolls
Brumby's Meatball Sub Recipe

Prep Time:
10 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Makes: 20 meatballs


Can be frozen.
Can be prepared the day before.


  1 tablespoon olive oil
  1 brown onion, chopped
  1 clove garlic, crushed
  350g beef mince
  2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  4 lettuce leaves
  4 small brumby’s dinner rolls, halved
  2 tablespoons tomato chutney or tomato sauce
  Salt and pepper



  1. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic cook for 2–3 minutes or until softened. Allow to cool, place in a bowl with the mince, tomato sauce, salt and pepper and mix well to combine. 
  2. Roll teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls and place on a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper (makes 20). Heat the remaining oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat, add the meatballs and cook for 5–6 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Place a lettuce leaf and 2 meatballs in each roll and serve with the tomato chutney. Serves

    Tip: This recipe will make 20 meatballs. You can freeze the leftover meatballs in portions for future lunches. To defrost, simply place in the fridge the night before using.

Meatball Subs - Whole Lunchbox Idea


• 4 meatballs

• 2 dinner rolls

• 2 lettuce leaves

• 1T butter

• 1 blueberry muffin

• 1 apple

• Celery, capsicum and carrot sticks

• ½ cup hummus