Swedish Meatball Sauce

Meatballs must have a sauce, right? But it doesn't have to be boring. Try recipes such as Turkey Meatballs in Wine Sauce, Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Sauce, or Meatballs in Tomato-Wine Sauce.

See Popular Swedish Meatball Sauce Recipes

Meatballs Stroganoff

Better Homes and Gardens

Dijon-style mustard adds tang to a classic stroganoff sauce. Starting with frozen cooked meatballs makes this a quick and easy dream dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Here's Lookin at You

Better Homes and Gardens

Beef meatballs are the "eyeballs" for these Halloween appetizers.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Swedish Meatballs

Better Homes and Gardens

Stir baked meatballs into a rich cream sauce for this classic meatball recipe. Serve over noodles or with mashed potatoes.

Total: 45 mins

Swedish Meatballs


Lean ground beef and fat-free half-and-half lower the fat in these meatballs. Serve them as an appetizer or with noodles for dinner.

Meatballs in Tomato-Wine Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Cumin and nutmeg spice these ground beef and pork appetizer meatballs.

Italian Meatball Skewers

Better Homes and Gardens

Appetizer-size meatballs and tortellini on skewers are an Italian-style appetizers. Serve with pizza sauce for dipping.

Total: 45 mins

Sloppy Joe Meatballs

Better Homes and Gardens

The ingredients that make the ground beef sandwich so tasty are equally delicious in a sauce for meatballs.

Swedish Meatballs

Learn how to make meatballs that stick together while staying moist. Youll have flavorful meatballs every time with this Swedish meatball recipe.

30-Minute Comfort Food: Sausage Meatballs with Pasta

Change up your meatball routine with this sausage version that, when paired with sauce and pasta, makes for a quick and satisfying dinner.

How to Make Swedish Meatballs

When you think of Scandinavian food, you probably think of Swedish meatballs (and Ikea!). This flavorful and simple dish is by far one of the most popular to come out of Sweden (pickled herring just never took off in quite the same way). The process of how to make Swedish meatballs isn't really all that different from making any other type of meatballs. We suspect it's their miniature size as well as the lingonberry jam and gravy -- giving the dish a perfect sweet-savory balance -- that has made Swedish meatballs such a huge hit in this country.

How to Make Meatballs

Ask any cook how to make meatballs and you will find that everyone's recipe is a bit different. There are so many ways to make meatballs that it's often hard to know what recipe to choose. Should you fry them or bake them? Use ground beef or ground turkey? Garlic or no garlic? Cheese or no cheese?

Swedish Meatballs: Quick and Easy Meals

We're big fans of the smorgasbord, the Swedish buffet-style meal where groaning plates of herring, cheeses, salads, sausages, and vegetables present a perfect Scandinavian feast. And no smorgasbord worth its salt would be without kottbullar (Swedish meatballs). They're hearty, meaty party food (small enough so that they're easy to eat while you're mingling), and, served with a side of buttery noodles (sprinkled with parsley) or mashed potatoes, they're a great entree for nights when you don't have time to fuss.

Meatballs, Meatballs, Meatballs! (It's a 'ball World After All)

All those animatronic kids singing may be cute and all, but you know what we think gets the message across that "it's a small world, after all" in a far more delicious way? Meatballs! Think about it: from Mexico to Sweden, Asia to the Middle East (and yes, who'd forget Italy?)

The Best Meatballs for Dinner, Snacking, and Everything in Between

Whether you like them on a roll, on top of spaghetti, or as a stand alone snack, these creative recipes for meatballs are go-to family-friendly fare.

Meatballs & Spaghetti (& Hoagies!): Cook Once, Eat Twice

Every so often I get a hankering for classic spaghetti with meatballs, with marinara sauce (click here for all kinds of Italian sauces to go with pasta), so this week's two-timer is going to be meatballs -- making an extra batch the first night for an easy sandwich the next day. My second recipe involves no cooking whatsoever, unless of course you count re-heating the meatballs. Keep in mind the meatballs should be made on the smaller side this time to make sure they're bite-sized for the sandwich recipe.

Better Than Takeout: Meatball Banh Mi

Savory meatballs, tangy pickled vegetables, spicy sriracha, cooling cilantro, and creamy mayo are piled on a crusty baguette for one tasty Asian sandwich.

Slow Cooker Meatball Soup

Beef meatballs, pasta, and vegetables steal the show in this easy and comforting slow cooker soup. Your family ask for this easy dinner again and again!

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