Pizza Subs Recipe

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Need a super easy and delicious meal that everyone is going to love? These pizza subs are simple and a great alternative for pizza night. Add your favorite toppings to sub rolls with sauce and cheese.

Pizza sandwich on baking pan.


Hearty sandwiches, like these meatball subs, meatloaf sandwich, and chicken sandwiches, are great to serve for a simple dinner. This pizza sub recipe is another great one to add to your sandwich list.

Ingredients needed

  • Sub rolls – Choose sub rolls or crusty bread rolls.
  • Pizza sauce – Use your favorite pizza sauce or marinara sauce.
  • Cheese – You can use shredded or sliced mozzarella cheese. It’s also great with sliced provolone cheese.
  • Italian seasoning – Used to add extra flavor to the sandwiches.
  • Toppings – Choose your favorite toppings like onions, bell peppers, pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, banana peppers, and more.
Rolls, bowl of pizza sauce, shredded cheese, peppers, onions, and pepperoni.

How to make pizza subs

Step one: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil for easy cleanup. Place the open the sub rolls and place each half on the baking sheet.

Step two: Spread a thin layer of pizza sauce on each half of the sub. Top each half with cheese.

Sub rolls on pan with pizza sauce and cheese.

Step three: Add toppings on one side of each sandwich and then sprinkle with Italian seasonings.

Pizza subs on a pan.

Step four: Bake for 4-5 minutes or until cheese melts. Place the top half of each sandwich on the bottom half and serve warm.

Pizza sandwiches on a pan.

How to store leftover sub sandwiches

Store: If you end up having leftover sandwiches, let them cool and wrap in foil or place in an airtight container. Keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can reheat them in the oven at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes.

Pizza sub variations

Cheese – Try substituting mozzarella with provolone cheese, Monterey Jack, or cheddar cheese.

Protein – Make it a meat lovers sub with cooked and crumbled Italian sausage, ham, shredded chicken, or crumbled ground beef.

Sauce – You can make it a BBQ chicken sub by substituting marinara sauce with BBQ sauce. Pesto sauce is another great substitution.

Other – Mushrooms, black olives, green olives, pineapple, artichoke hearts, and more.

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Pizza sandwich on baking pan.
5 from 1 vote

Pizza Subs

By Heather
Easy pizza sandwiches can be made in minutes with your favorite toppings. Load up sub rolls with sauce cheese and toppings for a delicious pizza sub.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 4 minutes
Total: 9 minutes
Servings: 4 subs


  • 4 sub rolls
  • 1 cup pizza sauce (about 1/4 cup per sub)
  • 1.5 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 20 slices pepperoni
  • 1 small bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced thin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  • Open the sub rolls and place them on the lined baking sheet. Spread pizza sauce on each half of the roll. Top each half with shredded cheese.
  • Add toppings, pepperoni, peppers, and onion on one side of each sub roll. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  • Bake for 4-5 minutes or until cheese melts. Place the top half of sub roll on the bottom roll to make a sandwich.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1005mg | Potassium: 298mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1133IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 12mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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