Fry them. Bake them. Boil them. No matter what you are in the mood for, there is a meatball recipe that is sure to hit the spot!
Meatballs are a fan favorite in my house, and it sometimes seems like one of the only suppers that everyone will eat. These meatball recipes are great to have on hand when you want to change your menu up just a bit. Try something new and see if it works!
45 Meatball Recipes For Every Occasion
These Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs are a family fave and easy recipe perfect as a holiday side, potluck, or evening dinner. Put it all in the slow cooker, set it and forget it!
A delicious savory meatball full of garlic, mint, and oregano makes up Yiayia’s Greek Meatballs. Serve over an orzo pilaf for an easy weeknight meal the whole family will love!
These Sweet Sesame Ginger Meatballs are Asian-style turkey meatballs that can be served as an appetizer or on a bed of rice for a complete meal!
Easy Baked Meatball recipe makes tender, homemade meatballs in just under an hour! The recipe also includes directions for freezing the meatballs, so it’s a perfect recipe to include in your meal plan.
Swedish meatballs made easy! This homemade Swedish meatball recipe is a simple way to make both the meatballs and the sauce.
These mushroom meatballs are easy to make, filling, and flavor-loaded. They’re also gluten-free and vegan!
These Baked Ground Chicken Teriyaki Pineapple Meatballs with Rice are made with ground chicken, crushed pineapple, and tossed in a homemade teriyaki sauce.
These Chicken Apple Meatballs made with Apple Butter are tender and juicy with a sweet and tangy balsamic apple butter glaze.
Of course, nothing beats Italian meatballs! Learn how Christina’s Nonna made meatballs, and you can bring Italy to your kitchen! Easy, delicious, and they freeze perfectly!
Toddlers and seniors, and everyone in between love Italian wedding soup! Tiny meatballs, pasta, and greens come together beautifully in this classic Italian soup.
This Japanese Hamburg Steak features tender and juicy meatballs, which you can serve with a sweet, tangy ketchup-based sauce. Kids also love it.
The Best Meatball Recipe. Loaded with classic Italian flavors and simmered in a homemade marinara sauce, this easy meatball recipe is my family’s favorite easy meatball recipe. Learn How to Make Meatballs and enjoy them with spaghetti noodles or serve them alone as an appetizer.
This crockpot recipe for sweet and sour meatballs is a delicious and easy way to make a classic dish. Perfect for serving as an appetizer, during the game, or even as an entree!
These baked cinnamon beef meatballs with tomato marinara sauce are easy to make and absolutely delicious. You can serve them with spaghetti or simply with crusty bread.
Bite-size buffalo chicken meatballs are made with the hot sauce adding the perfect amount of flavorful heat.
This traditional Mexican Meatball Soup, also known as Albondigas Soup, is filled with simple and nutritious vegetables, fresh herbs, and unique meatballs (albondigas) made from ground meat, fresh herbs, cooked rice, and garlic. A family favorite, you will love this easy and delicious soup recipe!
Meatballs with chimichurri sauce are flavorful & sure to impress your friends & family! This low-carb meatball recipe with easy chimichurri sauce is simple and good.
Ikea first introduced me to Swedish meatballs in creamy gravy sauce. This recipe is my variation of the authentic Ikea recipe that they released in 2020.
Smoked meatballs are the best way to elevate your next meal. These quick and easy meatballs are smokey, tender, and delicious!
These BBQ Turkey Meatballs are small but pack a ton of flavor. Easily made in one bowl and then smoked on a wood pellet grill or smoker, they’re perfect as part of a weeknight dinner or great as party food.
These Tender Turkey Meatballs are easy to make from scratch and bake in the oven or the Slow Cooker! Combine them with marinara sauce or serve them with brown gravy and mashed potatoes. This recipe makes a perfect freezer food for easy weekday meals.
These Air Fryer Chicken Meatballs are tender, juicy, and full of flavor! They are ready in 10 minutes and make an easy meal or a yummy snack!
These spiced-up bison meatballs really deliver on flavor! Serve them up as an appetizer with a homemade, smoky BBQ sauce in only 30 minutes.
These turkey meatballs are simple to make, juicy, and perfectly seasoned. You can either fry them or bake them, and they are great for making ahead and freezing for future use.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are SO easy to make and can be served over rice as a main dish, in a sub sandwich, or with toothpicks as a crowd-pleasing app. It’s perfect for dinner or a game day celebration!
These Air Fryer Chicken Meatballs are an excellent way to get more lean protein into your diet. Plus, they require minimal hands-on time, making them perfect for busy weeknights!
Air Fryer Venison meatballs are juicy on the inside with a crisp outside. These are perfectly seasoned and loaded with flavor. This recipe creates a quick and easy meal that is ready in minutes.
Glazed with a sweet and salty tomato sauce, these Cocktail Meatballs make an excellent satisfying meal or leftover snack.
These Italian-style air fryer chicken meatballs are the best! They are so crisp, light, and juicy that you’ll never go back to pan-frying or baking them again! Serve solo as a snack or with marinara sauce and pasta for a complete dinner.
These gluten-free turkey meatballs are easy to make, ready in under 30 minutes, and work great for freezing and meal prepping. Pair with pasta sauce or in a meatball sub or bowl!
Want an easy dinner to throw in the slow cooker? Try this drool-worthy recipe for slow cooker teriyaki meatballs along with a pot of rice!
These simple meatballs are covered in a delicious, tangy sauce that goes perfectly over rice or pasta.
These Italian meatballs are soft, tender & melt-in-your-mouth delicious! They’re made with ground beef and breadcrumbs and then baked in the oven for easy clean-up!
Instant Pot meatballs are so easy to make that you won’t want to make them any other way. Perfect for meal prep, this is a freezer-friendly recipe, too!
Easy to make chicken or turkey zucchini meatballs baked in the oven. The shredded zucchini ensures that the meat stays moist. In addition, it makes a tasty appetizer!
Slow cooker meatball Stroganoff is comfort food made easy! These delicious meatballs are covered in a creamy sauce that pairs perfectly with noodles.
These juicy&spicy Baked Turkish Meatballs (also known as “kofte” or “kofta”) are extremely easy to make and full of flavor. They are also perfect for entertaining! You can shape them into patties and cook them on the BBQ for your summer parties.
Grilled Lamb Kofta (Izgara Kofte in Turkish) is one of Turkey’s most popular street food, made with minced lamb and aromatic spices. These delicious and juicy kofta kebabs are traditionally cooked over charcoal, but you can cook them on a BBQ, on the stove, or even on the oven grill.
This delicious Spicy Meatball Pasta is a perfect weekday meal made with juicy meatballs cooked in a creamy white wine sauce. It is very easy to make, full of flavor, and you can prepare it in advance for a lazy Sunday lunch or a delicious dinner that would please everyone.
Izmir Kofte (Smyrna Meatballs) is a traditional dish from the Izmir region of Turkey and is widely popular around the country. This delicious kofte dish is made with oblong-shaped meatballs and vegetables lightly fried in vegetable oil, then baked in tomato sauce.
The main characteristic of Inegol Kofte is that it doesn’t contain any spices or seasoning apart from salt, which makes it child-friendly. These soft and juicy meatballs are best when grilled on the BBQ, but you can also cook them in the oven or on a skillet.
Aubergine Meatball Wraps (Islim Kebabi or Kurdan Kebabi) is one of those traditional Turkish dishes mainly known and loved by regular households in Turkey. It is not a landmark dish widely representing Turkish cuisine abroad, such as the Döner kebab. However, it is an oriental dish that is an extremely flavorful and delicious combination of meat and vegetables.
These football-shaped Greek-style meatballs, Soutzoukakia, are smothered in a cinnamon-y wine enhanced tomato sauce laced with cumin. You’re going to keep coming back to this one!
These super easy and delicious Meatball Stuffed Mushrooms only contain seven ingredients and can be prepared from start to finish in less than 30 minutes. This particular recipe calls for frozen meatballs, but if you feel like rolling your own, have at it, my friends. Today I was pretty busy, so frozen meatballs were just fine with me!
Königsberger Klopse are typical German meatballs in a white sauce. Combine them with potatoes or Spätzle (a German type of pasta), and you have a classic German meal.
Lighten up your spaghetti dinner with these delicious baked turkey meatballs. They are tender, juicy, and have that mouthwatering sear that every good meatball needs. Ready from start to finish in about 30 minutes, these meatballs couldn’t be easier to make and are sure to be a hit.