Here are some of our favorite meatball recipes, including Swedish meatballs, sweet and sour, chicken meatballs, pork meatballs, and a wide variety of meatballs for entertaining.
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A sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce flavors these delicious little meatballs. The meat mixture is made with some ground mild sausage, but all ground beef would work just fine.
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These four-ingredient meatballs are perfect for tailgating events and parties. The sticky, sweet sauce is a tasty combination of barbecue sauce and currant jelly. I used purchased frozen meatballs, but included a recipe for homemade meatballs as well.
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Pineapple, bell pepper strips, and celery flavor the sweet and sour sauce for these wonderful meatballs. They are delicious served over rice or serve them as an appetizer.
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These meatballs are made with mozzarella cheese in the middle, and thy are actually low-carb and gluten-free. Serve them with spaghetti squash or spiralized summer squash and marinara sauce for a delicious low carb meal!Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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These classic grape jelly meatballs are flavored with a delicious sweet-sour sauce with a surprise ingredient: grape jelly! Ketchup and grape jelly team up to make a fabulous sauce for the appetizer meatballs. They're always a hit!
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Serve these extra flavorful Swedish meatballs with hot buttered noodles, mashed potatoes, or rice, along with a tossed salad, for a delicious family meal. For a traditional touch, serve them with lingonberry preserves.
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These ground chicken meatballs can be used as appetizer meatballs with an Asian glaze or barbecue sauce, or add them to pasta sauce for a spaghetti dinner.
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These meatballs are both sweet and spicy, and they make a delicious appetizer. Or serve them as a main dish with rice and a vegetable side dish or salad.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Thanks to Maria for sharing her Italian mother's recipe for meatballs. She recommends adjusting the seasoning amounts to your own taste.
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These are tasty little meatballs, perfect for a cocktail party or special gathering. For quicker preparation, chop the onion, garlic, and peppers in a food processor.
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Diced tomatoes add chunky texture to these tasty porcupine meatballs. Use packaged partially cooked rice (like Uncle Ben's Ready Rice) or minute rice if you're pressed for time.
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Because it is super easy and less mess, I almost always bake my meatballs these days. Baking the meatballs browns them evenly and they require very little attention. They're flavored with garlic and a variety of dried herbs.