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Italian Meatball Grinders Recipe + Armour Meatballs Deal

My family and I LOVE Italian food, and that’s not surprising since I am part Italian, not to mention, I come from a long line of AMAZING Italian cooks, who have taught me well!

Unfortunately, with life being so crazy, I don’t always have the time to make a delicious home cooked Italian meal. That’s why I always have Armour Meatballs readily available in my freezer. I know nothing beats homemade meatballs but let’s be real, they take a lot of work! Thankfully, Armour Meatballs have that homemade taste and are delicious. Did I mention they take just a few minutes to cook?!? Yes, I said MINUTES!

Armour Meatballs are perfect for traditional sauces, pasta dishes, lasagnas and so much more. My family’s favorite?! Italian Meatball Grinders! Not only are they delicious, but so easy to make. With Armour Meatballs, I have a meal for my family in under 10 minutes! Definitely try this recipe for dinner or even parties – they are especially perfect for football games – trust me, they’ll be gone in minutes!

Italian Meatball Grinders


  • 3 (14 ounce) cans pizza sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar apple jelly
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14 ounce) package Armour® Original Meatballs, thawed
  • 6 hoagie rolls, split lengthwise
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. In a large saucepan, mix pizza sauce, apple jelly, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Bring to a low boil over medium heat.
  2. Place frozen meatballs into the sauce mixture. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes, or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. While the meatballs are cooking, preheat oven to 375°F. Place the split hoagie rolls on a large baking sheet.
  4. Place several meatballs and desired amount of sauce in each roll. Layer with mozzarella cheese. Place in the preheated oven for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

You can find Armour Meatballs in the frozen food section at your local Commissary ranging in price from $1.79-$2.99, and available in three different delicious flavors: Italian, Original and Turkey.  Keep your eyes peeled for a $0.35/1 coupon as well, making this deal a steal!


A well-seasoned Space Force Spouse and mom of two who loves to travel, read, and workout!