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9 Absolutely Yum Meatball Recipes for National Meatball Day

by Reyna Thomas

National Meatball Day is finally upon us! This may be one of the tastiest holidays if we say so ourselves. Although the meatball was invented centuries ago, its delightful yumminess is happily celebrated on March 9th of every year. And for this year’s holiday, we have selected some great eats for you! Take a look at the recipes we have compiled for you and your family to celebrate deliciously.

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

A familiar favorite, this recipe was passed down from the author’s grandmother. With a base of ground beef and pork, this recipe is sure to be a favorite amongst your holiday feast! It makes 24-16 meatballs, depending on size, so check your invite list twice so you make enough.

Slow Cooker Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs

stuffed meatballs w/ cheese

If you’re looking to try something new, check out this tasty treat! This recipe is a fun take on classic meatballs, but it does take quite a bit of time, so just account for the overall cook time if you choose this one.

Rosemary Lamb Meatballs & Mint Sauce

meatballs in a wine sauce

If you have a more refined taste or enjoy things that don’t stray too far from the classics, you’ll love this recipe. It’s quick and has a ton of flavor, thanks to the rosemary, garlic, and abundance of herbs.

Sriracha Meatball Hoagies

Who doesn’t love a good meatball sandwich? Try this fun, spicy twist on a classic sub. And with only a 30-minute overall time, it won’t take long till you get to enjoy it!

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo wings? Nope, buffalo meatballs! If you have a love for wings, try and supplement it with this inspired recipe! If you really want to kick this recipe up a notch, you can also make this into a buffalo meatball sandwich.

Mini Chicken Meatballs with Crispy Potatoes and Romesco

If you aren’t looking for just finger foods, try this meatball meal that’s sure to fill you up! Meatballs featuring potatoes and two kinds of sauce sounds like a hearty meal we can all get behind this holiday.

Zucchini Noodles with Mini Chicken Feta And Spinach Meatballs

zoodles and meatballs

Trying to enjoy National Meatball Day and not break your diet restrictions? Then you’ll love this healthy and simple “pasta” and meatball meal. But if you want to go all-in on cheat day, you can always switch up your sauce.

Greek Turkey Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki

Greek style meatball wrap

Here’s another twist on a classic recipe. If you are craving some ultra-yummy gyros but don’t quite have the ingredients, check out this one made with turkey meatballs. Now, if you want to keep some original flavors, you can make lamb meatballs instead!

Cheesy Garlic Bread and Meatball Rolls

For an Instagram-worthy cheese-pull, you’ll want to make this yummy recipe. A combination of toasted garlic Hawaiian rolls, meatballs, and gooey cheese, this is sure to be a fan favorite amongst all your guests!

meatball tray

No matter how you choose to enjoy meatball day, whether that’s having a meatball dinner or throwing a party where your friends bring in their favorite meatball dish, you’ll be sure to have fun! And if you haven’t already, make sure you have the right cooking appliances to help you tackle the day, like warming drawers or even a new range. Look to our selection first for all your needs, and if you need help, give us a call! Richard Appliance is always here to help!