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Mediterranean Meatball Mini Sandwich

with ACE® Ciabatta Pezzetti Duo

Mama Mia! With the exceptionally light, moist, and airy interior of an ACE® Ciabatta Pezzetti Duo Roll, plant-based meatballs, marinated veggies coated with hummus, and roasted garlic dip this Meatball Mini sandwich is larger than life!

Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 4 ACE Bakery® Ciabatta Pezzetti Duo Rolls
  • 16 plant-based meatballs (prepared)
  • ½ cup hummus (prepared)
  • ½ cup roasted garlic flavoured plant-based or soy dip (prepared)
  • 1 Persian cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup cherry tomato, cut in thirds
  • ¼ small red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper


  1. Prepare and Heat plant-based meatballs according to package directions.
  2. Toss sliced cucumber, tomato, and red onion with red wine vinegar, olive oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside 5 minutes to marinate. Drain juices before adding with sandwich.
  3. In a preheated 400°F oven, bake ACE® Ciabatta Pezetti Duo Roll for 4 minutes until warmed through and lightly crisp. Cool 5 minutes before serving.
  4. To assemble- Break open ACE® Ciabatta Pezetti Duo Roll along the seam, and gently create a pocket. Spread each roll interior with 1 tbsp. each of hummus and roasted garlic dip. Add 2 meatballs per mini sandwich, and top with marinated veggies.