Meatballs are probably one of America's most versatile, family-friendly foods. Using either a skillet or crockpot, these easy ground beef meatball recipes offer many variations on the theme, including Swedish, Italian, and spicy sausage versions.
These huge sandwiches and their kicky sauce will satisfy the hungriest of your crew. To trim preparation time, substitute an 18-ounce package of frozen cooked meatballs (about 32 meatballs) for the homemade ones. Stir the frozen meatballs into the sauce to coat, then cook as directed.
This beef and pasta recipe can be made ahead and frozen for up to one month.
Dijon-style mustard adds tang to a classic stroganoff sauce. Starting with frozen cooked meatballs makes this a quick and easy dream dinner.
Serve these tender beef nuggets with pasta sauce or in a meatball sandwich.
Beef meatballs are the "eyeballs" for these Halloween appetizers.
Savory fillings inside lettuce leaves make a healthy appetizer that's light, fresh and fantastic.
Spiced Italian sausage encases melty mozzarella cheese for meatballs perfect for dipping in marinara sauce, stuffing into a calzone or topping spaghetti.
Make these saucy beef and pork meatballs ahead and store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Ground beef, sausage, and just the right seasonings make these meatballs a soon-to-be family favorite.
A full-flavored Italian recipe, this hearty soup is brimming with pasta, garbanzo beans, and spinach.
Make your own beef meatballs for this simple pasta soup. Bacon, tomatoes, and other toppers make this main dish one that kids love.
Homemade meatballs and gnocchi come together in this cheesy bake. Bonus points: It can be made ahead so all you have to do is bake when you're ready.