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Meatball Appetizers

Chiftele – Romanian Meatballs

These traditional Romanian meatballs, called chiftele, are pretty unique, as well as being absolutely delicious. Most cuisines have their own version of ground meat rolled into a ball, but there are many regional differences in meatballs The ingredients and the spices in meatballs are a great indicator of the flavors that dominate a region’s cuisine. …

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Albondigas en Chipotle – Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce

Albondigas en Chipotle or Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce, are a favorite comfort food in Mexico. This version is a recipe adapted from a friend in Mexico, who makes them at the request of her family at least once a month. The recipe combines rice along with equal parts of beef and pork to form the …

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Perfect Italian Meatballs

 Italian Meatballs – there’s really nothing more delicious and homey than a plate full of spaghetti topped with homemade meatballs and sauce. We’ve been making meatballs this way for years, inspired by the secret recipe of a family of Italian chefs we met in San Diego. Of course, we’ve made our own modifications over time. …

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