Meatball Appetizer Recipes
Who can resist a platter of cocktail meatballs? Just break out the toothpicks to get the party started.
Soy sauce, honey, and rice vinegar make an easy teriyaki glaze for flavorful beef meatballs seasoned with garlic, ginger, and scallions.
Meatball Parmigiana Sliders
Meatballs coated in marinara sauce, smothered with cheese, and sandwiched in brioche rolls are a party-perfect nibble.
These traditional Swedish meatballs made from beef, pork, and veal are served in a creamy gravy with sweet-tart lingonberry sauce on the side.
An easy sweet-and-sour glaze featuring fresh pineapple brings a taste of the Pacific islands to these crowd-pleasing pork meatballs.
Skewered Greek Meatballs
A pot of bubbling sauce may be the classic meatball vehicle, but these feta-laced skewers are the perfect choice for entertaining. Don’t skip the mint-lemon yogurt dip.
Is it a meatball or a mini biscuit? Stop, you’re both right! Serve these meaty, cheddary bites with your choice of dipping sauces, such as mustard or barbecue sauce.
To give these meaty morsels a light crust, which makes them easier to pick up, roll them in a breadcrumb-and-flour mixture before frying.
Honey-Chipotle Turkey Meatballs
Say good-bye to bland turkey creations forever. You'll be packing away these sweet-and-spicy bites as if they're buffalo wings -- fitting, given their equally addictive heat.
Mini Asian Meatballs in Lettuce Cups
Tiny, garlicky beef meatballs dolloped with lime mayonnaise get bundled up in lettuce leaves in this inspired appetizer.
Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Extraordinarily flavorful and surprisingly light, these meatballs are a blend of beef, pork, veal, and Pecorino Romano. Serve them with a fresh, bright tomato-basil sauce.