Try our easy meatball recipes. We love meatballs, and we have everything from Swedish meatballs to Italian meatballs to Spanish meatballs.
Check out our quick and easy meatball ideas for midweek including our baked meatball recipes and, of course, spaghetti meatballs. Or go for some proper comfort food with our cheesy meatball and mozzarella pan bake or Sloppy Joe bake. There’s no doubt about it, we have the best meatball recipes around…
Swedish meatball recipes
We love this Swedish meatball recipe. Lingonberries are a European relation of the cranberry, you can buy lingonberry sauce from Ikea or use cranberry sauce instead (it’s great with either). Try our top Scandinavian recipes here.
This Swedish meatball bake is perfect for sharing with family and friends. Drizzle with soured cream and serve with a homemade cucumber salad and some crusty bread.
Baked meatball recipes
Cooking for a crowd? Make our easy meatball lasagne recipe with sage and squash. This generous family recipe makes for a comforting midweek meal during the winter season. Being a baked meatball recipe it can be made in bulk and feeds plentifully, making it perfect for freezing – giving yourself something to look forward to on lazy nights in. Make one of our easy lasagne recipes here.
This easy meatball and mozzarella pan bake is a one-pot that will please everyone. You can’t plate this up politely, so just put it in the middle of the table and let everyone enjoy.
Check out this rich, indulgent baked meatball recipe for lamb meatballs. This simple traybake is a super easy, all in one family recipe. It is one of our best meatball recipes as it’s the perfect comfort food.
Try our easy baked meatball recipe. Think meatballs baked in rich tomato sauce with a melting mozzarella topping, this recipe is all about comfort food. It’s also perfect for freezing, making it a great option for when you don’t want to cook mid-week.
Check out our easy sloppy joe meatball bake. This indulgent recipe is one for all the family to dive into, serve with buttered crusty bread to tuck into that cheesy goodness.
Try our baked pecorino and white pepper pork meatballs. This baked meatball recipe comes served with chunky sweet potatoes, a quick and flavoursome midweek meal that looks colourful and impressive. White pepper gives a lovely fiery heat to these juicy meatballs. Use whole white peppercorns rather than the ready-ground white pepper, as the flavour is far superior. More tray bake recipes here.
Italian meatballs recipe
These melting-middle meatballs are a great twist on a classic Italian meatball recipe to make for the family midweek. It’s bound to be a new favourite.
Spaghetti meatballs recipes
Who doesn’t love a spaghetti meatball recipe? This is a classic Italian staple that you can cook and eat now, or freeze for later. Just serve them simply with pasta for a delicious quick dinner during the week. Here are 17 easy spaghetti recipes to try.
Lamb meatball recipes
These lamb meatballs have all the flavour dimensions – smoky meat is paired with sweet and sour harissa sauce, making this a wonderful mid-week supper. Using ready-made meatballs means it can be on the table in under 30 minutes without compromising at all on flavour.
Upgrade a standard Greek salad (horitaki salad) with delicious lamb meatballs. It is quick and easy to make, gluten free and still under 500 calories. What more could you want?
Gorgeous little lamb meatballs, sitting in a rich tomato sauce and served with buttery coriander and parsley couscous. One of our favourite meatball recipes.
Other meatball recipes
Make your meatballs that little bit more special with a gremolata topping, made from parsley, lemon and garlic. We love the creamy white wine sauce these porky balls come with, make sure you have some crusty bread to mop it up.
Try our Asian inspired honey-sriracha meatballs. These punchy pork meatballs make for a quick and easy midweek fix, plus they’re low in calories too! This easy meatball recipe will be impressing your guests in under 30 minutes.
Cook these spicy pork meatballs for an easy midweek meal. This easy meatball recipe is simple yet punchy. Serve it with orzo making it low in calories and low in fat. A winner all round.
Our easy meatball recipe flavoured with sage will make you really popular. Serve with orzo, the rice-shaped pasta and let everyone dig in.
Fill bread rolls with meatballs for a speedy midweek meal. This easy meatball sub recipe, made healthier with turkey mince ,is served with quick sweet potato wedges.
The best Spanish meatballs recipe: these albondigas are made with beef and pork mince and served in a quick, rich tomato sauce. Make for easy tapas, or part of a dinner-party menu.
Our most grown up meatball recipe, these are cooked in a rich tomato, garlic and olive sauce. Serve with pasta, rice or mash.
Lentils are a great way to make a meal vegetarian. Swap these for your usual meatballs and your family will hardly notice the difference. Plus, they’re low-cal and ready in just 40 minutes – perfect midweek. Check out all our vegetarian recipes here.
These meatballs are a firm favourite with us thanks to their smoky, spicy flavour. We like them served with avocado, warm orzo and soured cream but they also make a great tortilla filling.
Check out our easy tamarind pork meatballs with a fresh papaya salsa. This simple gluten free recipe is packed with plenty of flavour, plus it’s low in calories.
This recipe for harissa chicken meatballs with bulgar is quick, easy and healthy, but packs a flavour punch. It is delicious cold the next day – prepare for packed lunch envy. Here are our favourite bowl food recipes.