Top 10 All Time Favorite Meatball Recipes

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Food doesn’t get much more fun than meatballs. Here are our top 10 all time meatballs recipes. Chicken meatballs, turkey meatballs, beef meatballs, and sausage meatballs. Stuffed with cheese, stuffed with bacon. You will find them all here!

top 10 favorite meatball recipes


We also have 10 Quick and Easy meals that are perfect to be made ahead and frozen. They make the perfect toddler lunches, appetizers or serve for dinner with your favorite sides. 

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Italian Herb Baked Meatballs are so delicious they don’t need any.  Not sauce, not pasta, not even a fork….  Well if you insist.

Your favorite chicken Parmesan transformed into these poppable Chicken Parmesan Meatballs.  This recipes is ready in just 30 minutes.


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Packed with 3 Italian cheeses, these Cheesy Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs are deliciously fun to eat!

bite sized meatball appetizers in bowl

Looking for the perfect popable dinner? These Balsamic Meatloaf Meatballs surely fit the bill! Moist, flavorful and deliciously addictive.  Your kids will go crazy for these.  Great to freeze and reheat.

appetizer meatballs in serving dish

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs – do your kids devour wings?  Packed w/ sausage & wing flavors these are addictively poppable!  Made with chicken they are light, flavorful and delicious.  Make ahead, freeze, defrost and heat.  Or pop them in the microwave.

close up: bacon jalapeno meatballs

Bacon Jalapeño Meatballs are incredibly moist flavorful and even better than the well known appetizer.  If your kids love southwestern flavors they will devour these.  Perfect make ahead meal.  Freeze, defrost and reheat.

bowl of baked italian chicken meatball poppers

Baked Italian Meatball Poppers fully flavorful meatballs are always a kids favorite, and moms too when they are made with chicken.  Serve with some zucchini or fresh veggies and you have a perfect meal.  So good you’ll keep poppin’ ’em.  Make ahead, freeze, defrost and heat.  Or pop them in the microwave.


Cheesy Sun-dried Tomato Meatball Poppers are the perfect addition to your dinner menu! Loaded with 2 cheeses, tomatoes & herbs!

sweet and sour meatballs close up, toothpick in one

Sweet and Sour Meatball Poppers are scrumptious eaten alone or served with rice and vegetables.  You can’t go wrong with this fabulous kids favorite.  Make ahead and freeze.

kid friendly meatballs for toddlers

Baked Turkey and Vegetable Meatballs. The perfect way to get more veggies into your kids meals. Moist, flavorful and packed with nutritious vegetables.

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  1. Sign me up for a copy of the meatball cookbook when it comes out 🙂 These all sound great – it's so hard to decide but I am partial to traditional with marinara. All beautiful Donna!

    1. If I were going to sub something for meat I think I would use big, meaty portobello mushrooms buzzed up a little bit in my food processor into the consistency of ground meat.

  2. Years ago a friend made meatballs out of zucchini (no meat). He moved away and we lost touch so I never got his recipe. Can you help?

    1. Dear Anonymous go to and search Kolokythokeftedes ( Zucchini and feta balls)
      if you want they have vegan feta cheese like substance you can use hope this helps.

  3. Dear Anonymous go to and search Kolokythokeftedes ( Zucchini and feta balls)
    if you want they have vegan feta cheese like substance you can use hope this helps.

  4. I have Parkinson's Disease and have lost my senses of smell & taste. What a pleasure it is to see the delicious recipes you provide. I love to cook and now with your list of ingredients will know exactly how much to use & imagine the tastes. Been a real bummer for the past 5 years… my husband was my taste tester but died 2 years ago. Please continue to share your recipes & pictures.I really appreciate it. Love them.

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