I love planning and throwing parties. I already have a pinboard going for my son’s first birthday and it’s not until November! One thing I really love is when I can find easy, yummy foods that fit my budget. Meatballs fit that bill perfectly! No seriously, hear me out! I know it doesn’t sound fancy or Pinterest worthy, but they really are a great go-to party food! Toss them in the crock pot with some sauce and they cook while you get other things done. Yay, multitasking!
The thing I love most about meatballs, besides their ease of prep is that they can become just about anything you want them too. Football party? There’s a meatball for that. Fancy dinner? There’s a meatball for that. Italian? American? Asian? There’s a meatball for that!
Here are some of my favorites:
1. Caprese Meatballs from I Breathe I’m Hungry
Caprese salad (and anything like it) is one of my favorite flavors. These meatballs are low-carb, so no party snack guilt. They are adorable of skewers like this, but would be just as yummy on a plate by themselves!
2. Whiskey BBQ Meatballs from Oh Just Stop Already
I made this recipe for my husbands Beer & Bar Food 30th birthday party last summer. So good! Sweet and smokey. Yum!
3. Sweet & Sour Meatballs from Living Well, Spending Less
These are the classic “grape jelly meatballs”. They’re delicious alone, and I know people who serve them over rice for dinner!
4. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs from Damn Delicious
Football season is around the corner! (Go Bears!) These would be perfect for your next tailgate party!
5. Chipotle Peach Meatballs from Better in Bulk
I love peaches, and I love chipotle peppers, so this sounds like a match made in heaven! Sweet and spicy is such a yummy combination!
6. Italian Meatballs from CitronLimette
It doesn’t get much more classic than a good Italian meatball. These would definitely be a crowd pleaser!
7. Honey Garlic Meatballs from Family Fresh Meals
These sound so good. Sort of a sweet Asian flavor profile happening. Mmmmmm! P.S. I need those mini forks in my life!
There they are! Seven recipes that should have you covered for any party need. Throw these babies in the crock pot and let it do the work for you!
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