Middle Eastern Kidney Bean Meatballs with Herbed SlawGround beef and smashed kidney beans are seasoned with warm spices and formed into a delicious meatball packed with protein and fibre – perfect for make ahead lunches and quick weeknight dinners. Use white kidney beans if you don’t want the kids to spot them.
Tourtière MeatballsThis easy-to-make meatball recipe incorporates the flavours of a class Tourtière. These meatballs can be served as a main dish or perfect as an appetizer.
Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce and Grand Cheese Stuffed Beef MeatballsThis hearty pasta favourite, includes about 10 tender large meatballs with the sauce. Poaching the meatballs right in the sauce simplifies cooking and clean-up and ensures there is a good meaty and cheesy flavour throughout the sauce.
Nonna Ortenzia’s MeatballsEmily Richards, P.H.Ec., shared with Canada Beef her Nonna's (Nana's) veal meatball recipe from her cookbook Per La Famiglia. These moist and tasty meatballs will be a hit with friends and family.
Classic Sweet and Sour Pineapple MeatballsOven-roasting the meatballs instead of pan-frying leaves you free to make the sauce. The meatballs can be assembled the night before, if you wish so you can just pop them in the oven when you get home from work. The sauce can also be made ahead. Serve with cooked rice or rice noodles and snow peas.
Thai Beef SoupDon’t overlook ground beef for healthful easy recipe ideas — even when entertaining.This sophisticated but simple soup is fabulous not fussy.
Minestrone with Mucho MeatballsThis hearty minestrone comes with a multitude of meatballs! To avoid toughening meatballs, use your hands for mixing meatball ingredients and SHAPE GENTLY when forming the meatballs.
Argentinean Beef Meatball SoupWho says low-fat cooking has to be bland – this delicious meal-soup recipe is packed-full of lively flavours and the goodness of beef.
Italian Beef Meatball SoupIf using plain tomato paste, increase Italian seasoning to 1 tsp (5 mL) in the beef meatballs. The meatballs in this recipe may look slightly pink inside even when thoroughly cooked because of the tomato paste.
Thai Beef MeatballsTo serve this recipe as elegant hors d'oeuvres, skewer each meatball with picks made from cleaned stalks of lemon grass. Serve on a platter with purchased Thai chili or sweet and sour sauce in a small bowl for dipping. Make Ahead Tip: Cooked meatballs can be frozen for up to 3 months and reheated in microwave to serve.
Fruity Glazed Beef Meatball BitesFolks just can’t seem to get enough of this slow-cooker party classic recipe with its tangy sweet-and-sour sauce and tender beef meatballs.
All Kinds of Beef MeatballsThe grated carrot in this recipe keeps these lean beef meatballs juicy and gets kids to eat vegetables without them even knowing it.
Souvlaki Sirloin Beef Meatballs and MoreTo round out these dinners, serve any of the versions with our yummy Greek Vegetable Sauté, and your favourite creamy Greek Salad Dressing.