11 Easy How to Make Meatballs [Recipes]


Dinner time just got easier with these easy homemade meatball recipes that your family will love! All of these recipes are easy to make, can be cooked in the crockpot, the oven, or even the stove top. Pick a recipe and get ready for a delicious, hearty Italian comfort meal that your whole family will adore!

These meatball recipes include Italian meatballs, parmesan meatballs, honey sriracha meatballs, Dr. Pepper meatballs, slow cooker meatballs, and so much more.

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11 Easy How to Make Meatballs [Recipes]

The women I’m featuring today know their way around the kitchen! These meatball recipes are mouth watering delicious.

11. Classic Italian Meatballs.

Recipe Tin Eats@recipetineats

Homemade meatballs are a classic and hearty Italian dish. They’re made extra soft and juicy by using fresh bread instead of breadcrumbs.

Get the recipe: Classic Italian Meatballs

10. Honey Sriracha Ground Turkey Meatballs.

Six Sisters' Stuff@sixsistersstuff

I love that these meatballs are different than the traditional Swedish or Italian meatballs. They are easy, quick, and they look like they are bursting with incredible flavor from the sweet and spicy!

Get the recipe: Honey Sriracha Ground Turkey Meatballs

9. Dr. Pepper Meatballs.


Homemade meatballs are browned in a skillet and then cooked in a Dr. Pepper, ketchup, tomato paste, and worcestershire sauce.

Get the recipe: Dr. Pepper Meatballs

8. Firecracker Chicken Meatballs.

Little Spice Jar@littlespicejar

The homemade firecracker sauce gives the meatballs that sweet and spicy flavor for that kick of pure wow. Instead of using regular breadcrumbs this recipe uses panko breadcrumbs.

Get the recipe: Firecracker Chicken Meatballs

7. The Best Turkey Meatballs with Herbed Gravy.

Mom on Timeout@MomOnTimeout

Whether you are trying to impress guests or just the fam, this easy recipe will do the trick. Homemade turkey meatballs are baked and drizzled with an herbed gravy. You can have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. {smiling}

Get the recipe: The Best Turkey Meatballs with Herbed Gravy

How to Make Meatballs

Making homemade meatballs is not only super easy, but very affordable. There’s three basic ingredients, ground meat, bread crumbs, and seasonings.

6. Easy Homemade Meatballs.

Yellowbliss Road@YellowBlissRoad

We are huge fans of baked dishes and these traditional meatballs that are baked looks so delicious. Wow. They also freeze well.

Get the recipe: Easy Homemade Meatballs

5. Chicken Parmesan Meatballs.

The Slow Roasted Italian@SlowRoasted

An Italian favorite in meatball form. Homemade meatballs topped with marinara and shredded cheese. It’s a crowd pleaser that the whole family will love.

Get the recipe: Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Recipe Slow Cooker

Making your meatballs in the slow cooker in the morning and then letting it simmer in it’s sauces all day leaves you plenty of time to enjoy time with your family.

4. Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs.

Skinny Taste@GinasSkinnytaste

Cook your meatballs in the crockpot while you’re away from home.  It’s so simple!  Because the meatballs are slow cooked in the sauce you will have the most tender and moist meatballs you have ever tasted.  Guaranteed!  They’re perfect for meatball subs.

Get the recipe: Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs

3. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.

Damn Delicious@damndeliciousblog

I love that these meatballs are different than more traditional Swedish or Italian meatballs.  Plus, they are easy, quick, healthier and they look like they are bursting with incredible flavor!

Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

If you like brown gravy on your meatballs then you’ll love Swedish meatballs. They taste amazing served on pasta or potatoes.

2. The Best Swedish Meatballs.

The Recipe Critic@TheRecipeCritic

A quick and easy meatball dish that boasts a rich and creamy gravy. It’s so quick and easy to make it only takes 30 minutes. Makes the perfect last minute meal.

Get the recipe: The Best Swedish Meatballs

1. How to Make Almost-Famous Swedish Meatballs.


Since Ikea won’t share their famous Swedish meatballs recipe Food Network made their own.

Get the recipe: How to Make Almost-Famous Swedish Meatballs

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