7 Meatballs You Never Thought of Making

Like spicy Korean and sweet potato turkey

Whether they're served over pasta, in a bun or on a toothpick, we’re crazy for meatballs. These bite-size comfort foods are tender, moist and flavorful--plus they’re easy to freeze and save for a later date. But let’s go a step beyond the classic ground-pork-and-beef combo. Here, seven surprising meatball recipes you should really make. Like, tonight.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Don’t go easy on the blue cheese.

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Spicy Korean Meatballs

Kick things up a notch with this glaze made of soy sauce, Korean chili paste, apricot preserves and vinegar.

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Chili-cumin Lamb Meatballs

Who said meatballs can’t be sophisticated?

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Sweet Potato And Turkey Meatballs

Thanksgiving came early, and we’re loving it.

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Sobre Mesa

White Bean And Mushroom "meatballs"

Where the vegans at?

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Thai Chicken Meatballs With Peanut Sauce

Creamy coconut milk, peanut butter and curry paste give this dish a sweet-and-spicy kick.

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Spaghetti-stuffed Meatballs

Because why the hell not?

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Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.