When you hear the word ‘meatball’ it may be second nature to conjure an image of spaghetti and marinara sauce. This of course, would be the traditional and unforgettable flavors of an Italian spaghetti and meatballs recipe. It is seldom thought of however, that meatballs are in fact a global sensation, prepared in many different ways in diverse countries across the world! This delightful culinary staple is incredibly popular due to simple and inexpensive ingredients, fast preparation times and adaptability.
Most meatball recipes are based off the simple components of ground meat and various seasonings such as onion, garlic, cumin and mint. These tasty morsels can be small or large, baked, fried or boiled and even grilled! Despite your preparation method, meatballs almost always turn out savory and delicious and despite your regional preference, we can all agree that a little experimentation does the soul good! Check out our inspired, yet easy meatball recipes and give one a try tonight!