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Apple Sausage Meatball Sandwiches

Serves 4
Total Time: 40 minutes
Apple Sausage Meatball Sandwiches


  • 1 medium apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 20 raisins
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 hoagie buns, split
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese


  1. In a large bowl, toss apple with cinnamon. Add sausage; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 20 balls; insert a raisin in each meatball.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook meatballs in batches until cooked through, turning occasionally.
  3. Place buns on baking sheets, cut side up; top with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with meatballs.

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