Hey Mambo! Meatball Italiano: Yes, Italian Meatball Recipes
Light Italian Wedding Soup
This is one of our favorite ways to eat meatballs: floating in a Parmesan-dusted broth, surrounded by escarole. Bonus: These turkey-based meatballs are lighter than traditional Italian meatballs.
Get back to basics, make these traditional beef-and-pork meatballs.
Broccoli Rabe Pesto with Whole-Wheat Pasta and Turkey Sausage
Spaghetti and meatballs gets a head-to-toe makeover: meatballs have become slices of spicy turkey sausage, tomato sauce becomes garlicky pine-nut pesto, and pasta goes whole-wheat.
Almonds and dried currants give these meatballs Silician appeal. They're sure be the star of the appetizer spread.
Giant Meatballs with Ricotta
Why eat several tiny meatballs when you can have one giant cheese-filled super meatball?
Baked Rigatoni with Sausage Meatballs and Broccoli Rabe
Easy meatballs? Yes, the meatballs in this casserole are made from Italian sausage. Just remove the casings, and form.
Turkey and Pancetta Meatballs
An ounce of pancetta lends hammy heft to these turkey meatballs.
Meatballs and Tomato Sauce
Pair this dish with red wine and a glorious moon -- that's amore!
Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Dark-meat-chicken thighs make for tender and super-satisfying meatballs. Serve over cooked spaghetti squash for a total reboot of classic spaghetti and meatballs.
Meatballs with Garlic Bread
Cook these meatballs in the sauce for easy cleanup (only one pot to wash!) and a beefy-delicious marinara.
This version of Italian wedding soup is brimming with flavor, with pancetta, rapini, dandelion greens, and flavorful chicken meatballs.
Shrimp Scampi Meatballs in Garlicky Broth
Did anyone say meatballs were all about red meat? Take the meaty spheres to the sea with tender shrimp and a garlic-infused broth. (True seafood lovers can simmer shrimp shells in the broth for a total crustacean takeover.)
Chicken Parm Meatballs
Condense the classic casserole into your new favorite meatball. The result: giant balls of flavor.
Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Bocconcini
Saucer-shaped orecchiette pasta is perfect for cupping tiny spheres of Italian cheese and tender turkey meatballs. Mix the dish while the meatballs are still hot and the bocconcini will melt into the pasta.
Meatballs with Rigatoni
Totally classic, pork and veal make for super-succulent traditional meatballs.