Beef Meatballs: An Obsession Worth Having
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Guaranteed to please everyone in the family, this easy spaghetti and meatballs recipe has all-day sauce-simmering-meatball-making-pasta-rolling flavor but takes only an hour!New to meatball-love? Learn the basics about making meatballs then delve into hearty beef meatball territory.
Mini Asian Meatballs in Lettuce Cups
No need for the pasta here. Lettuce cups are the perfect vehicle for these dainty meatballs. They may be small, but they pack a punch of beefy-garlicky-gingery flavor.
Moroccan Meatballs with Couscous and Roasted Carrots
Cumin, coriander, cayenne, and cinnamon give these meatballs a delicate spice. Couscous complements them wonderfully.
Make these meatballs ahead of time: You can freeze them for up to three months. No need to thaw before you bake, they go right into the oven.
For your next party, get things started with these appetizer meatballs glazed with a sweet teriyaki sauce. They're also delicious served with stir-fried peppers over rice as a main course.
Meatballs with Ouzo and Mint
They're flavored with lemon, mint, and ouzo -- the anise-flavored aperitif of Greece -- so you will surely be shouting “opa” with your first bite of these meatballs.
Meatballs with Garlic Bread
Cooking the meatballs in the sauce is a win-win: The sauce is infused with meaty flavor, and the meatballs are tender from cooking in the sauce. Garlic bread is the perfect complement.
Beef Stroganoff Meatballs
Named for a Russian count, this beefy dish first appeared in an 1861 Russian cookbook. It's usually made with thin slices of meat in the now-classic sour-cream sauce; these meatballs are a tasty upgrade.
Moroccan Meatball Soup with Sweet Potato
Paired with sweet potatoes, carrots, and chicken broth, these fragrant, spiced meatballs make a delicious soup that's just the thing on a cool night.