FOR THE MEATBALLS:
-1 lb ground beef
-1 lb ground pork
-1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
-6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
-¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
-3 tablespoons olive oil
-4 cloves garlic, chopped
-1 tablespoon salt
-1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
FOR 1 SANDWICH:
-¼ cup bbq sauce (your favorite sauce or homemade)
-3-4 smoked meatballs
-¼ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded shredded
DIRECTIONS FOR THE SMOKED MEATBALLS:
-Let’s get smoker cranked up to 250 degrees F.
-In a large bowl combine ground beef, ground pork, eggs, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, parsley, olive oil, salt, pepper and mix well. Roll into 2-inch balls.
-Place the meatballs directly on the smoker and cook until internal temperature hits 165 degrees.
FOR THE SMOKED MEATBALL SANDWICH:
-In a medium saucepan, bring bbq sauce to a simmer. Gently add the meatballs to the sauce to warm up. -Turn oven broiler on to high heat.
-Load up your sub bun with the sauce and 3-4 meatballs. Top with the shredded mozzarella cheese. Place under the broiler for 2-4 minutes, until the cheese melts and bread starts to get nice & toasty.
Remove from oven & get ready to be crowned CHAMP.
Guess what?! It’s eatin time!!!