Meatballs a classic easy to make comfort food for all. Discover how to make meatballs. Plus 7 amazing meatball recipes including the famed Ikea meatball.
Making meatballs is super easy and a great homemade dish to even include the kids in on during the cooking. An Italian baked meatballs is one of my sons favorite recipes.
What Are Meatballs Made Of
Meatball recipes can be made with any form of ground meat. Traditional meatballs are ground pork, bread crumbs and spices. Common everyday meatball recipes can be a 50/50 ground pork and ground beef combination or ground chicken or ground turkey.
If you are vegan you can make vegan meatballs out of ground meat alternative, ground beans and your choices of spices. Nora Cooks has a great vegan meatball recipe that can also be made gluten free.
How To Make Meatballs
Making meatballs are super simple. You combine all the ingredients together. Form meatball shapes. Bake or fry the meatball depending on the recipe and enjoy. Simple Party Food has a great step by step how to make meatballs post including a recipe.
Our family has been making meatballs for years to the extent that we have come to eyeball the mixture. Adding the ingredients as we go. Making it from memory. We generally make a triple batch and save some for later.
Can You Freeze Meatballs
Meatballs are great to freeze, You can freeze them raw. You can freeze cooked meatballs. You can freeze meatballs in sauce. Learn all the other things you can freeze to save money.
Meatballs can be cooked, baked and fried. I’m sure you could even deep fry them if you really wanted too.
How To Cook Meatballs In Sauce
Generally, you will precook your meatball either by baking or pan frying them before adding them to a sauce to speed up the cooking and ensure they are cooked the whole way through. Adding meatballs to sauce helps flavor the meat and complete the dish.
Gluten Free Meatball
If you are wanting to make a gluten free meatball dish you can substitute gluten free panko or gluten free flour in the given recipe. Or what we do is a 50/50 ground pork and ground beef combination plus spices to taste. We don’t use a binder or filler.
Below you are going to find some amazing meatball recipes including Swedish meatballs and some really cool unique meatball recipes you should try for your next potluck or family dinner.
Simple Meatball Recipe
5 Ingredient Cheesy Meatball Casserole – Unsophisticook
Meatballs and Gravy with Onions – Wonky Wonderful
Italian Meatball Recipe
Classic Italian Meatballs – Family Style Food
Ikea Meatball Recipe
Easy Swedish Meatballs in a Creamy Gravy – House of Nash Eats
Cheesy Keto Meatball Casserole – Eat Yourself Skinny
Unique Meatball Recipes
Pineapple BBQ Meatball Recipe – Savory Nothings
Crockpot Meatball Recipes
Honey Garlic Meatballs – The Chunky Chef
Best Way To Cook Meatballs
The best way to cook a dish is an individual thing. Personally we bake our meatballs then add them to sauce. We will freeze both baked and unbaked meatballs for various recipes.
Nothing says easy fall and winter comfort food than a meatball dinner. Whether you are pairing it with spaghetti or simply topped with a sauce and a side salad. Simple easy dinner ideas.