Happy National Meatball Day!


On this day, National Meatball Day, try out a new meatball dish! Instead of the old BBQ meatballs or meatballs and spaghetti, try these new recipes that we found. These recipes are sure to spice your meatball recipes up a bit.

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Chinatown Meatballs


1 (10-ounce) jar sweet and sour sauce

1/4 cup light brown sugar

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 (35-ounce) package frozen meatballs  

1 1/2 cups frozen mango chunks

1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks

3/4 cup frozen diced bell peppers and onions

1 1/2 cups uncooked Jasmine rice, prepared according to package directions (optional)

1 crockpot


Put the meatballs into the crockpot and pour all the ingredients all over the meatballs. Let them cook for 1 hour. 4 hours to marinade them. The rice should be boiled and cooked. Once all of the food is finished cooking, pour the meatballs on top of the rice and enjoy!


Spicy Glazed Meatballs


1 pound extra-lean ground turkey breast

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped

1/4 cup shredded wheat cereal, finely crushed

2 egg whites

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon canola oil

1/4 cup jalapeno pepper jelly, melted                                                                                                    


In a medium bowl, combine the turkey, onion, bell pepper, cereal, egg whites, garlic powder, ground red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Shape into 24 one-inch meatballs. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  Add the meatballs, cover, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until no pink remains, turning occasionally to brown on all sides. In a large bowl, combine the meatballs and the melted jalapeno pepper jelly, tossing to coat completely.  Serve immediately.