Meatball Mania

How to Season
Aside from being savory and delicious, these succulent little nuggets can be a healthy source of protein and a vehicle for veggies. They're easy to make, freeze beautifully, and are endlessly variable. Oh, and kids go mad for them. What's not to love?
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Classic Meatball Sub

This recipe makes enough tender meatballs and tangy sauce for two dinners. Have sandwiches one night and freeze the remainder to serve over pasta.

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Kana Okada

Chicken-Curry Meatballs

Fresh bread crumbs keep these lean meatballs tender, but dry can be used in a pinch. For an even consistency, mix meatballs using your hands or a fork.

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Go-To Turkey Meatballs

These meatballs are a hit from toddler to teenager. And once you see how easy they are to make, you'll never reach for frozen again.

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Fajita Meatballs

To keep meat from sticking to your fingers, wet your hands before forming the balls. Make sure to pack the meat firmly.

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Italian Meatball Soup

This crowd-pleasing soup is chock-full of healthy vegetables and flavorful meatballs. Leftovers make hearty, satisfying lunches.

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Kana Okada

Falafel Balls with Lemon-Yogurt Dip

These flavorful balls also make a terrific vegetarian appetizer. Use a fork to gently pry them from the baking pan.

Learn how seasoning with salt, herbs, and spices can amp up the flavor in your meals.

How to Season

Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

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