10 meatball recipes is a handy cheat sheet of our most kid-friendly, guest-worthy, meatball-inspired meals that are gonna get you the accolades you deserve but with nary any effort.
Moroccan Meatballs ~ Kefta Tagine
So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.
Dorie Greenspan's Spaghetti and Meatballs
Everything you'd expect from a Dorie Greenspan recipe— easy, utterly delicious, and a crowd pleaser.
Quite frankly, these remind us why meatballs are a thing of magnificence. They owe their loveliness to chorizo, chili powder, cilantro, and Cheddar.
Harissa Meatballs Sandwiches
Meatballs are having a moment. And this harissa meatballs sandwich makes the most of it.
Turkey Meatballs With Angel Hair Pasta
Ever wondered if healthy, easy, homemade turkey meatballs that aren't dry as cardboard even exist? These tender meatballs oozing with melted mozzarella are proof that they do.
Classic Beef Meatballs
Know that little ditty about how some poor hungry soul's meatballs were lost when somebody sneezed? It always makes us sad.
Lamb Meatballs with Tahini ~ Kefte
Kefte translates to meatballs. And there are no shortage of different types in the Middle East. These are definitely contenders for BEST kefte.
Chinese Pork Meatballs
The chewiness of rice, the sweetness of pork, the easiness of a made-for-weeknight recipe, and the loveliness of Asian flavors such as ginger, scallion, and sesame.
Turkey Meatball Soup
This outrageously satiating riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for healthier ones made with turkey along with the lilt of lemon.
These subtly flavored, relatively healthful (shhhh!) sliders are the sleeper hit at The Meatball Shop. Not hard to understand why.