46 Must-Make Meatball Recipes
Who doesn't love a good recipe with meatballs? We think they're just right for so many occasions, be it a simple weeknight meal or a tasty party hors d'oeuvre. And with so many ways to prepare 'em, you could try a different recipe with meatballs every night and never get bored! From meatball sub recipes to turkey meatballs and even meatballs made in your slow cooker, we've surely got a different meatball recipe for every day of the week.
If you love these recipes, then be sure to check out our collection of Our BEST Meatball Recipes!
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Meatball Appetizer Recipes
This fun spin on the classic meatball recipes that you know and love is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. You see, the pineapple and the bell pepper mix together to make the best Hawaiian Meatballs that you've ever tasted!
This recipe comes courtesy of Krista from Budget Gourmet Mom who says, "Not only do these delicious meatballs make it to your plate in under 30 minutes but they are sure to fit any budget! Better yet, make a double batch and freeze some for later."
Take a bite out of these meatballs and enjoy the surprise of cheese oozing out of every tasty bite. Our Test Kitchen guarantees these scrumptious Cheesy Stuffed Meatballs won't disappoint.
This flavorful recipe with meatballs will have 'em begging for more! Our Glazed Meatballs give you the best of both worlds with flavors that are a little spicy, a little sweet, and a lot of fabulous!
Spruce up a plate of your favorite saucy spaghetti by adding in your very own homemade meatballs. When they ask, tell them "These are My Own Italian Meatballs!" They'll love 'em!
Aren't slow cooker recipes the best? For this crowd-pleasing appetizer, all you do is mix together flavorings with prepared frozen meatballs, turn on the slow cooker, and let it go. And when you use a slow cooker liner, there isn't even any cleanup!
Looking for a super-quick recipe with ground beef? Let your microwave turn you into a kitchen magician! Our easy Italian-style meatballs can go from prep to the table in just about 15 minutes! Serve it over quick-cooking spaghetti for a fast weeknight meal that tastes like you fussed.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Spaghetti and meatballs is an easy weeknight meal that we make over and over. Here's a way to take it to a whole new level by adding a secret ingredient to our meatballs. Guess what it is!
You can never go wrong by bringing this to a potluck, and spaghetti and meatballs is a classic that everyone loves. Our recipe for Potluck Spaghetti & Meatballs is extra-special 'cause it's loaded with meatballs!
We used a secret ingredient in our Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs and Spaghetti in order to get the big flavor that this recipe deserves. Don't take our word for it, but today's forecast looks like it could be "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"!
Other great spaghetti and meatballs recipes:
Zesty Spaghetti and Meatballs
Family Spaghetti and Meatballs
International Meatball Recipes
These are no ordinary turkey meatballs! The Asian flavoring puts this dish in a class by itself. Asian Turkey Skillet Rounds are easy to make and taste great; you'll feel like an international superstar chef!
If you make our Sicilian Turkey Meatballs a day or two in advance, when mealtime comes, you've got dinner in a snap! These are great on their own, over low-carb pasta or even stuffed into a whole-wheat wrap!
Whether you serve these Swedish Meatballs with a toothpick or you put them over some egg noodles for a lip-smackin' dinner, you'll be transported back in time after just one bite!
Plum sauce gives these meatballs a delightfully authentic sweetness. Asian Meatballs are a delicious fusion-inspired dish that are easy to make and the perfect mix of sweet and savory.
Meatball Sandwich Recipes
If you love Italian food, then you'll love our tasty homemade Classic Meatball Subs that are as at home on a hoagie roll as they are atop a plate of spaghetti!
Nothing's more satisfying than a thick hot meatball sandwich bursting with fill-ya-up satisfaction - and this one's got it all! Sicilian Meatball Sandwiches are a little messy but a lot tasty!
Meatball Soup Recipes
Meatballs aren't just for spaghetti and submarine sandwiches! Bowl your gang over with this easy homemade Southwest-style meatball soup that goes from stovetop to table in minutes. Southwestern Meatball Soup will warm them up in a jiffy!
More meatball soup recipes:
Meatball and Shells Stew
More Meals with Meatballs
Stroganoff sounds fancy but, by using prepared meatballs, we don't have to save it for company anymore, 'cause it cooks up tasty...and fast!
What?! Yes, you read it right. There's cola in these meatballs. Try 'em for an unexpected, and unexpectedly satisfying, dinnertime taste.
This Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for Amish Sausage Balls is so versatile! Whether as a crowd-pleasing appetizer or as a robust main dish, the Amish country flavors come through as loud and clear as the sound of a horse and buggy coming down a country road.
These Old World Italian-style meatballs are the secret family recipe of guest chef Daniel Mancini, who shared his grandmother's special recipe with us for what he calls Mama Mancinis Meatballs with Sunday Sauce. These are good enough to eat solo!
When you can't decide if you want a sandwich or pizza, have both! This hot and hearty Meatball Calzone has it all. It's a doughy pocket of meaty, cheesy, saucy deliciousness made fresh from readily-available ingredients you can find at your local grocery store.
More easy meatball recipes:
Treat your family to an Italian-style dinner with this easy recipe for Meatball Cacciatore. Maryann, who sent us this recipe from Florida, uses frozen meatballs to cut prep and cooking time in half, so her family can get to eating this flavorful dish even faster!
Recipes with meatballs go fantastically with any of our No-Fail Italian Favorites!