Recipes

Mexican Pork Meatball Subs

Prep time 25 minutes Cook time 15 minutes

Serves 4 people

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Ingredients

  • 500g pork mince
  • 3 green onions (shallots), trimmed and finely sliced
  • 35g sachet taco seasoning
  • 2 cups grated tasty cheese
  • 375g jar thick ‘n chunky tomato salsa
  • 4 long crusty bread rolls
  • Chopped pickled jalapeno chillies and coriander leaves, to serve

Method

  1. 1.
    To make meatballs, combine pork mince, green onions, taco seasoning and 1 cup grated cheese in a large bowl. Mix until well combined. Roll mince mixture into 20 meatballs. Place onto a tray lined with baking paper. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook meatballs, in batches and turning occasionally, for 5 minutes until evenly browned. Pour salsa and ½ cup water into pan. Stir until combined.
  3. 3.
    Bring mixture to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
  4. 4.
    Meanwhile, cutting all the way through, split each bread roll lengthways through the centre on the top side of the roll. Place rolls on an oven rack and heat for 5 minutes or until warmed.
  5. 5.
    Spoon meatballs and tomato salsa into bread rolls. Sprinkle with cheese. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Bake for 6-8 minutes until cheese melts. Serve subs with chopped pickled jalapeno chillies and coriander leaves.