Meatballs are amazing party appetizers as well as a great recipe to serve during family dinners. They are filled with wonderful textures and flavors and are fun to make! And these mouthwatering delights come in so many varieties. Even your grandma must be having her own special meatball recipe. The point is that no one meatball recipe can be crowned as the best one, you must keep trying everything until you run out of recipes, which is highly unlikely.
And to help you out, here are five of the most popular meatball recipes.
These classic Italian American meatballs are hard to ignore, they are incredibly delicious and quick to make. They are juicy and soft, with an abundant combination of the beef and pork meat. It is best served with a slow cooked rich red sauce with generous amounts of butter and basil, and of course some grated cheese on top.
These heavenly pork-beef meatballs embellished with a thick white sauce turns out to be the best hogging experience ever. The pork-beef combination is further enhanced by adding nutmeg, panko, spicy seasoning and egg yolks. These are the gently simmered in olive oil or butter. Its smooth sauce incorporates, heavy cream, butter and beef broth along with some essential seasoning of herbs and spices.
Chicken parmesan meatball casserole
The Chicken parmesan meatball casserole is a dish that everyone in your family will love. It’s simply cheesy and mouthwatering. All you require is some lean ground chicken, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, with some essential seasoning for the meatballs, and penne or campanelle pasta to add to the casserole. After organizing the layers, bake the dish and there you’re ready with the most wonderful meatball casserole dish.
If you’re feeling that you’ve had enough of the regular meats, try cooking an ostrich meatball dish. Toss in some chopped onions and garlic in the olive oil and gradually incorporate the ostrich meat along with parsley and bread crumbs. The ostrich meatballs are best served with a red sauce made from tomatoes, onions, chili, olive oil, along with some fresh herbs. You can also use red wine sauce as an alternative to the tomato sauce.
Baked turkey meatballs
Baked turkey meatballs are effortless to cook. For the meatballs, you need lean turkey mince, breadcrumbs, egg, parsley, chili, oregano, chopped garlic and onion and some oil. You can add some veggies or cheese if you like. It is usually served with a classic red tomato sauce.