Buona Vita


Meatball Banh Mi

SERVES 4Dinner Meatballs

A Vietnamese style meatball sub, with pickled carrot, radish, fresh cilantro topped with Buona Vita Meatballs, finished with a garlic aioli and served in a soft roll.



Buona Vita All Beef Meatballs, baked at 350° for 15 minutes or until heated through

1/2 cup

Rice wine or white wine vinegar

1/2 cup


3 tsp.


1/2 cup

Carrots, shredded

1/2 cup

Radishes, shredded


Italian sandwich rolls

1/2 cup

Garlic aioli


Cilantro sprigs, large



To make quick pickled radish and carrot, combine vinegar, sugar, and 2 Tbsp. salt in a small pot and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add radish and carrot, simmer 15 seconds, and turn off heat. Add water to pot and set aside. Let sit for 10 minutes and drain. Cool pickles prior to making sandwich.


Slice each roll lengthwise and remove a portion of the bread from the bottom half by gently scooping with a spoon.


Spread a layer of aioli on the heel of each roll, top with pickled vegetables, 2 cilantro springs, and 6 Buona Vita Meatballs.

All Buona Vita products are designed to be reheated to an internal temperature of 165 Degrees prior to serving.

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