Meatball Recipes

Whether served as part of an appetizer spread or atop a giant plate of spaghetti, these recipes for meatballs show you several yummy ways to prepare the meaty staple.

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    Marvelous Meatball Recipes

    Think outside the spaghetti bowl! The meatball is more versatile than you might think. We’ve got recipes for meatballs from around the world for just about every course and occasion.

    Meaty Wild Rice Meatballs in Cranberry Sauce

    1 review

    We celebrate Indigenous People's Day in October. Native Americans in Minnesota have been harvesting wild rice for generations. To honor...

    Quick and Simple Meatballs

    Keep a batch of these meatballs in your freezer for an easy weeknight meal. This simple meatball recipe can be...

    Chili and Jelly Meatballs

    23 reviews

    The secret ingredient in this sassy sauce is the grape jelly. It's a sweet contrast with the chili sauce. —Irma...

    Tangy Glazed Meatballs

    The slightly sweet sauce on these meatballs has such a great zing to it. Use a little more or less...

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    30 Meatball Appetizers to Get the Party Rolling

    Need a savory way to start your next party? These appetizer meatballs are just the recipes you need to keep...

    Baked Chicken Meatballs

    5 reviews

    My family loves these chicken meatballs, so they're on the menu often. They're wonderful as an appetizer or when we're...

    Pressure-Cooker Cherry Bourbon Ham Balls

    1 review

    In my book, meatballs and bourbon are must-haves at any gathering. These clever party bites combine the two favorites to...

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    How to Make Baked Meatballs

    Wondering what the secret is to making gorgeous, tender baked meatballs in a cinch? Our easy meatball recipe shows you...

    Fig and Goat Cheese Air-Fried Meatballs

    Around the holidays, saucy cocktail meatballs are always the first appetizer from the buffet to be eaten. In this dish,...

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    Guy Fieri Shared His Favorite Slider Recipe with Us—and It’s Ridiculously Easy

    All aboard! Guy Fieri's meatball slider recipe will take you straight to Flavortown.

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    Our Pros Found the Best Frozen Meatballs You Can Buy

    For this blind taste test, we searched high and low for the best frozen meatballs you can find at the...

    14 Authentic Meatball Recipes from Around the World

    From Danish frikadeller and Greek keftedes to Japanese tsukune, these traditional meatball recipes from around the world show that every...

    Polpette di Mamma

    14 reviews

    When you think of Italian food, spaghetti with meatballs is probably one of the first dishes that comes to mind....


    Bola-bola (Filipino-style meatballs) can be served as an appetizer or stirred into soup. Some versions of this recipe roll the...


    My Grandmother Trinidad loved making this albondigas recipe. We like to serve it over tostadas sprinkled with raw cabbage. —Wanda...

    Mediterranean Kofta Meatballs

    2 reviews

    For a new take on meatballs, try this quick version of kofta—flavorful Mediterranean meatballs full of spices and herbs. Shape...

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    15 Recipes for Italian Meatballs You Need to Try Right Now

    Italian meatballs are the perfect homemade meal. Check out our favorite meatball recipes and pair them with

    Feta-Stuffed Kibbeh with Harissa

    There are countless versions of this delicious dish throughout the Middle East. This is our adaptation. You can substitute ground...

    Plum Pork Spicy Meatballs with Bok Choy and Zucchini

    1 review

    I am a huge fan of sweet, salty and spicy, and now I'm trying to make healthier choices. This recipe...

    Sloppy Joe Meatball Subs

    2 reviews

    A mashup of two favorite recipes, these sloppy joe meatball subs are certainly unique. I love to make them on...

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    Air-Fryer Keto Meatballs

    2 reviews

    I have been following a keto diet for a year and a half and have lost 130 pounds. With...

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    Quick and Simple Meatballs

    19 reviews

    Keep a batch of these meatballs in your freezer for an easy weeknight meal. This simple meatball recipe can be...

    Game-Day Thai Chicken Meatballs

    2 reviews

    These Thai chicken meatballs make a great game-day snack. We also like to serve them as a main dish over...

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    Fig and Goat Cheese Meatballs

    Around the holidays, saucy cocktail meatballs are always the first appetizer to go. In this dish, the sweet flavor of...

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    Chicken Piccata Meatballs

    20 reviews

    The classic chicken piccata entree is my favorite dish, but I wanted another way to have all the same flavors....

    Sweet and Spicy Air-Fryer Meatballs

    1 review

    I am always on a quest for meatballs that pack a sweet and savory punch. These air-fryer meatballs are a...

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    Cheesy Meatball Sliders

    5 reviews

    These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...

    Slow-Cooker Meatball Stew

    6 reviews

    This recipe was a lifesaver when I worked full time and needed a dinner that we all would enjoy when...

    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

    3 reviews

    This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. These are easy, inexpensive and a hit for any occasion. —Terina,...