All the Ways to Eat a Meatball


From beginner meatball how-tos to slow-cooker delights, we’ve got meatballs drenched with ketchup, perched on top of pizza, served with couscous and staked on skewers. When it comes to meatballs, there’s no end to the ways to enjoy them.

Comfort Meatballs
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Think of The Pioneer Woman’s comfort meatballs as tiny round meatloaves, all bubbling together in one happy casserole pan — complete with classic ketchup sauce on top.

Easy Meatballs Stroganoff

One night I panicked. Everyone was hungry and I needed to get dinner on the table in a hurry. One onion plus the quickest cream sauce you ever saw and a bag of premade meatballs later, dinner was amazingly, instantly served — and loved. It’s now in regular rotation.

Mini Turkey Meatballs

Giada De Laurentiis outdoes herself with these adorable little meatballs. With a nod toward real Italian cooking, these babies are fried in a pan, not baked, and include not one but two kinds of Italian cheeses.

Slow-Cooker Swedish Meatballs

Hello and thank you, slow cooker. Let the machine do the work in making this easy recipe.


Mega Meatball Pizza

Hefty sprinkles of juicy meat peek out from under melted cheese like a delicious little mountain range on Rachael Ray’s Mega Meatball Pizza.

Meatball Skewers

These five-minute entrees are a lunchbox dream. Like tiny kebabs, they come together instantly, offer a million different combinations and give the kids a cute little surprise every time.

Charity Mathews is a mom of four small kids and the founder of Mini Foodies in the Making…Maybe.

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All-Purpose Meatballs

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