These Cheesy Chicken Meatball Rolls are succulent and cheesy, beyond delicious and the perfect appetizer or snack.

These Cheesy Chicken Meatball Rolls are succulent and cheesy, beyond delicious and the perfect appetizer or snack.

We’re talking perfectly seasoned, juicy chicken meatballs, stuffed inside bread rolls that are slathered with a yummy garlic butter sauce, topped with marinara sauce and loaded with mozzarella cheese!

The idea for these rolls is similar to my eggs and bacon bowls. The truth is these dinner rolls are perfect vessels for meatballs, like these chicken meatball rolls, which is similar to a meatball sub.

Servings: 24

Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 50 mins

Ingredients

For Garlic Butter

  • 8 tbsp butter unsalted and melted
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper ground

For Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs I used Panko
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper ground
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for frying

For Rolls

  • 24 dinner rolls
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce I used store bought
  • 4 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped

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