Meatballs feature in a variety of different cuisines across the globe from Poland, Italy, Spain and Sweden to as far away as India and Afghanistan. Meatball recipes can be enjoyed on their own or with rice and pasta and made with different meats for pork meatballs and lamb meatballs. Spicy meatballs can be made using either a rich tomato sauce for a classic Italian meatball recipe or fried with a selection of Indian spices such as cumin and garam masala to be enjoyed with rice or bread.
Although often considered a European dish, steamed meatballs are served in noodle soups with wantons and dumplings across China and Indonesia, making the humble meatball a much-loved meat recipe with world-wide popularity.
For your own home-cooked meatball recipe simply season and add breadcrumbs, onions and herbs to your choice of meat to create a filling and inexpensive meatballs dish, perfect for warming up winter evenings.