Meatballs & Meatloaf?

Meatballs and meatloaf make easy dinners. And you can often turn meatballs into meatloaf recipes and vice versa. Check out these ideas.  Taco meatloaf? Yes, please!

Start with 1 pound of meat, 1 egg, and 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs or panko.

How to make homemade meatballs & meatloaf recipes

Vary the type of meat, spices, and other things in your meatballs. You can make meatballs and meatloaves inspired by any dish or cuisine.

How to make homemade meatballs & meatloaf recipes

Make your meatballs big or small. Fry, bake, or braise them in sauce. Eat them plain or add them to soups!

How to make homemade meatballs & meatloaf recipes

Glaze your meatloaf with ketchup, BBQ, or even Hoisin. Or top with cheese. Or even wrap in pie crust!

How to make homemade meatballs & meatloaf recipes

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Go classic. Use ground beef or a combination of beef and pork, pine nuts, and Parm and braise the meatballs in a marinara.

Lamb Meatballs with Pine Nuts & Raisins

Head to the Mediterranean with ground lamb, cinnamon and cumin, pine nuts, and raisins.

Chicken and Apple Meatballs

Go for a slightly healthier meat and fruit combo with ground chicken, apple, and pecans.

Shrimp & Pork Meatballs

Love dumplings? Try these shrimp and pork meatballs with garlic, ginger, and green onions.

Homemade Meatballs in Grain Bowls

Meatballs are a great way to add protein to a grain bowl like this Mediterranean lamb bowl. Just add rice or couscous and some veggies!

Peking-Duck Inspired Meatloaf

Meatloaf doesn't have to be beef! Here's a recipe for a Hoisin-glazed meatloaf inspired by Peking Duck.

Thanksgiving Turkey Meatloaf

Or how about a turkey meatloaf with cranberries, pecans, and mushrooms?

Taco Meatloaf

Or that taco meatloaf, made with tortilla chips instead of panko, cumin, salsa, and sour cream. This one will make a meatloaf lover out of anyone!