10 of the best meatball recipes to cook at home March 6, 2019
Get ready to have a ball! Several, actually. Ones made of meat. Well, at least mostly comprised of meat. This has all been a long-winded way to tell you that this article covers our (and your) favourite meatball recipes! (PS: Click on the images to see the scrumptious recipe)
The most commonly recognised recipe is probably that of spaghetti and meatballs. But it’s quite a versatile little morsel, the meatball and can be enjoyed in a wide variety of ways. A protein parcel that packs a punch, it’s fun to eat and fun to cook; kids will love lending a helping hand in the kitchen while balling up these little bundles of joy. So, here’s our, uh, round-up…
American Beef Meatballs with Sweetcorn Slaw & Potato Fries
Roll up a taste of America into these bite-sized morsels of flavour! Studded with corn kernels and served with a creamy slaw, potato fries and smokey BBQ sauce for dipping, this is a moreish meal that will have you hooked!
Pork Meatballs & Spaghetti for dinner (with an Italian Meatball Salad Wrap for lunch!)
Loved dinner so much you want it again? Enjoy a meatball version of one of our Dinner to Lunch recipes! We give you extra ingredients to create a new take on dinner for lunch the next day! Start with the stone-cold classic, spaghetti and meatballs, then take the extra meatballs to work to enjoy in a fresh pesto and salad wrap for lunch. Extra delicious!
Cheesy American Beef Meatballs with Green Beans & Garlic Bread
One bite of this meal and you’ll think your mind is playing tricks on you. The rich combination of tender beef meatballs and a tomato-BBQ sauce tastes just like a classic cheeseburger, except all baked together in one comforting dish. Add some bright green beans for crunch and garlic bread to mop up the sauce and this will quickly become a household favourite.
Vietnamese Pork Tacos with Cucumber, Carrot & Lime Aioli
Banh Mi, more commonly known as a Vietnamese pork roll, is an international taste sensation, from Saigon to Sydney to San Francisco! Jam-packed with a perfect balance of sweet, savoury, sour and spicy flavours, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. We’ve taken those famous flavours and wrapped them up in soft tortillas for a meal that’s half Mexican, half Vietnamese and fully delicious!
Oven-Baked Lamb Meatballs in Cheesy Tomato Sauce with Crusty Ciabatta Bread
The trick to super tender meatballs? Baking them, of course! It allows for plenty of moisture and flavour to stay in your meatballs, where they belong. Cheddar cheese and a crusty ciabatta loaf add an indulgent touch to this Greek-inspired dish.
Pork & Parmesan Meatballs with Apple Sauce & Roasted Potatoes
We love this meal – full of twists on the classic meat and veg. Pork mince is a great base for big, bold flavours and with Parmesan and rustic herbs partnering up, you can banish memories of boring meatballs forever. That is, if you hadn’t already this far through the list…
Chermoula Beef & Fetta Meatballs with Quinoa Tabbouleh & Hummus Dressing
Get a load of this meal! Brimming with colour and flavour, a tri-colour quinoa forms the base for a herby tabbouleh, plus mildly spiced beef meatballs and a creamy hummus dressing come together for a delightful explosion of taste! So much adventure in these scrumptious little spheres!
Pork & Sage Meatballs with Pesto Risoni-otto
Here’s how to get all the deep, rich flavours of a risotto with zero stirring or extra work! Simply use handy risoni – the little grain-shaped pasta soaks up all the flavour for a simple and tasty side dish. Topped with herby pork meatballs, this is comfort food at its finest.
Spaghetti & Lamb Meatballs with Oregano Tomato Sauce
We’ve put a twist on regular spaghetti and meatballs by using flavoursome lamb mince and adding nutritious spinach to the sauce. Don’t forget to try our clever trick of stirring some of the pasta sauce through the spaghetti before serving – it gets every bite infused with flavour and stops the spaghetti from sticking.
Sweet & Sour Glazed Pork Meatballs with Pineapple & Peanuts
Revisit vintage pick, sweet and sour pork, but add a signature HelloFresh twist! We’ve created tender pork meatballs, which we add to lightly seared veggies for a stir-fry with an extra burst of flavour from sweet pineapple and crunchy peanuts. It’s like the classic dish you remember, except so much better and more colourful.
So, better get the ball rolling and start cooking all these delicious recipes the whole household will be circling the dinner table to try and eat!