29 Mouthwatering Betty Crocker Meatballs Recipes to Make at Home

Betty Crocker Meatballs

A Few Words About Betty Crocker Meatballs Recipes

The Betty Crocker Meatballs Recipe is a vintage recipe from the 1970s that is still being used. And as time goes by, a lot of versions have been made. Nothing indeed beats a classic recipe, but it is also nice to come up with something new from something old.

Betty Crocker is a brand and made-up persona used in food and recipe advertisements. The persona was created in 1920 as a way to respond personally to inquiries about consumer goods. Betty Crocker’s cookbooks started in the 1930s; since then, some recipes are still being used today.

We have listed 29 Mouthwatering Betty Crocker Meatballs Recipes to Make at Home. From the classic recipe down to the modern ones, which were given some twists without affecting the classic taste of the Betty Crocker meatballs.


1

Waikiki Meatballs – 1971 Betty Crocker Recipe

Have you ever tried a recipe from when you were not even born yet? Or are you missing your mom’s cooking when you were still young? This Waikiki Meatballs, a Betty Crocker Meatballs recipe from the 1970s, will give you the feeling of being young again when your mom used to cook for you. This recipe of meatballs has a sweet and tangy flavor that will satisfy your tastebuds. A recipe from the old Betty Crocker cookbook lets you reminisce about the times you were excited to go home and look forward to eating what your mom had prepared for dinner.

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Waikiki Meatballs – 1971 Betty Crocker Recipe


2

Betty Crocker Sweet And Sour Meatballs

This Sweet and Sour meatball seems to be a recipe from the old, red Betty Crocker cookbook in the 1970s. Some people are very sentimental and take good care of the things that are very dear to them, and this old cookbook is one of them. As you grow, who would not want to go back in time and be able to taste that food your mom used to prepare for you, right? These Betty Crocker Sweet and Sour Meatballs will take you back in time and make your tummies full and satisfied.

Total Preparation Time: 40 min.

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Betty Crocker Sweet And Sour Meatballs


3

Betty Crocker Swedish Meatballs

Here is another old Betty Crocker recipe. This vintage Betty Crocker Swedish Meatballs recipe is literally one for the books. These meatballs are rich and flavorful and made of a mixture of ground beef and pork. Topping it with a creamy sauce makes all the difference. This dish born in our mother’s or grandmother’s era is so special that your family will surely love it. It can also be a recipe you can pass through your daughters. And create a new tradition: every 1st Sunday of the month, you gather and savor this wonderful dish as a family.

Total Preparation Time: 2 hrs and 30 min.

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Betty Crocker Swedish Meatballs


4

Classic Meatballs

From vintage recipes to classic ones, this Classic Betty Crocker Meatballs Recipe is a game changer making your Sunday family dinners more meaningful. You may opt to serve it with rice or pasta, salad or veggies, or add it to your favorite meat sauce. These classic meatballs are versatile, and you can have them with almost anything. Sounds delish, right? So, whether you are having a hard time thinking about what to serve this weekend or just craving some meat, worry no more. These meatballs got you!

Calories per Serving: 280
Total Preparation Time: 40 min.

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Classic Meatballs


5

Vintage Betty Crocker Oven Porcupine Meatballs

These Vintage Oven Porcupine Meatballs are from the 1970s. They are called porcupine meatballs, not because they are made with porcupines but because they look like porcupines when cooked. These meatballs are made of ground beef with uncooked rice. The rice makes it seem like a porcupine because once it is cooked, they stick out the meatballs and look like a spike, hence the name. You can use the oven for cooking them or opt to cook them on the stove, but for this recipe, we’ll cook them in the oven.

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Vintage Betty Crocker Oven Porcupine Meatballs


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Vintage Betty Crocker Porcupine Meatballs

These Vintage Porcupine Meatballs are the same recipe as the Vintage Oven Porcupine Meatballs from the 1970s. But this time, this recipe is cooked on a stovetop. So, if you do not have an oven right now, worry no more because you can make this recipe without needing one! This dish is a great idea to bring to a Sunday family dinner at your parent’s house as a potluck. Your family will surely be amazed at how you can pull off such an old recipe!

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Vintage Betty Crocker Porcupine Meatballs


7

One-Pot Sausage Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Penne

So, you have your meatballs recipe and are thinking about how you can turn these into a hearty meal? Try these One-Pot Sausage Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Penne. Of course, you can opt to use your go-to meatballs recipe or use what is in the ingredients list. Whatever you choose, this recipe will give you a pleasant and comforting meal for the night. You will love it, your kids will like it, and your whole family will surely eat it!

Calories per Serving: 670
Total Preparation Time: 40 min.

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One-Pot Sausage Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Penne


8

1950s Betty Crocker Meatballs

Imagine being able to cook what your grandmother used to cook when your parents were still young. Is it not satisfying being able to see your parents eat again what their mom used to cook for them? The smile you could get once they try this meatball recipe from the 1950s is priceless! These meatballs made of ground beef and pork cooked in tomato sauce will surely be a hit even with your kids. Munching this dish while your parents tell stories to their grandkids while eating how they enjoyed this food when they were young is something to treasure.

Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 20 min.

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1950s Betty Crocker Meatballs


9

Porcupine Meatballs

These Porcupine Meatballs are the same recipe from the 1970s but with a twist. The original recipe of these Betty Crocker Porcupine Meatballs used packed onion mix to give flavor and canned tomato soup. But this recipe of meatballs is made from scratch and includes mashed potato as a side dish. Giving this old recipe a twist is not bad at all. The meatballs are still as flavorful as the original recipe, with the same distinct taste because of the Worcestershire sauce. Try this recipe, and you will be surprised by how your parents or grandparents react to this dish.

Calories per Serving: 324
Total Preparation Time: 50 min.

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Porcupine Meatballs


10

Upside-Down Meatball Casserole

This Betty Crocker meatball recipe of Upside-Down Meatball Casserole is rich and flavorful. The meatballs are made of lean ground beef mixed with vegetables, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, milk, and egg. Its Ricotta Mixture and Sauce made the dish creamier and more flavorful by mixing whole milk ricotta cheese and parmesan cheese. This recipe will make any family dinner table happy, telling stories while munching with this wonderful dish.

Calories per Serving: 480
Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 45 min.

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Upside-Down Meatball Casserole


11

Dairy-Free Swedish Meatballs

This Swedish Meatball recipe is not 100% from Betty Crocker. The sauce is different, and the meatballs wear tweaked a bit. Nonetheless, These meatballs are as good as the original and what is best about them is that these Swedish Meatballs are dairy free! So, suppose by any chance you have parents or grandparents who used to love this dish when they were a kid and turned to be on a dairy-free diet now. They will be so happy to be able to taste it again after so many years.

Total Preparation Time: 50 min.

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Dairy-Free Swedish Meatballs


12

Mini Meatballs in 3-way

When looking for recipes, it takes you a couple of hours to find what suits you. And sometimes you get lucky and can find it in just a few clicks. Well, for this one, I guess you got lucky! This Betty Crocker meatballs recipe is a 3-way recipe! You get to make three dishes from one recipe of meatballs. First is the Sweet and Sour Mini-Meatballs which will give your tastebuds this flavorful punch of sweetness and tang. Second is the Spaghetti and Mini Meatballs that your kids will surely love. And lastly, Mini Meatballs Romanoff, a creamy take on your classic meatballs. Lucky, right? Hitting three birds with one stone!

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Mini Meatballs in 3-way


13

Hot and Saucy Cocktail Meatballs

Looking for something easy to make this dinner? Your family will love these Hot and Saucy Cocktail Meatballs. These meatballs are made of lean ground beef coated with a mix of chili sauce and grape jelly. Very simple and easy to make. You will be able to serve this in no time. You can pre-prep your meatballs and make the sauce the next night. Give it a good mix, and you will have your dinner prepared quickly!

Calories per Serving: 390
Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 20 min.

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Hot and Saucy Cocktail Meatballs


14

Betty Crocker Meatballs Spaghetti

Who does not love meatballs and spaghetti? Not us! This Betty Crocker Meatballs Spaghetti will surely be a hit in your family, especially if you have kids at home. Even the pickiest eater kid will not say no to this dish. Your dinner table will undoubtedly be filled with stories and laughter while munching on meatballs and spaghetti. It will bring out memories from when your mom used to cook this for you and share it with your kids. This dish will definitely bring out the kid in you.

Calories per Serving: 700
Total Preparation Time: 40 min.

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Betty Crocker Meatballs Spaghetti


15

Spaghetti and Meatball Wraps

Have you ever tried eating meatball wraps? How about Spaghetti Meatball Wraps? Does it sound weird to you? If you have not tied it yet, you might want to consider making one tonight. This Spaghetti Meatball Wrap could be a refresher for you and your family. The kids will probably make weird faces, but once they have tasted it, they might ask you for more! It is something unusual that might become a regular menu for your dinners.

Calories per Serving: 450
Total Preparation Time: 35 min.

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Spaghetti and Meatball Wraps


16

Chicken-Parmesan Meatball Sliders

Your kid will have visitors tomorrow night, and you are running out of dinner ideas that you can serve them. We got you! These Betty Crocker Chicken-Parmesan Meatball Sliders are not only delicious but also entertaining. Your kid’s friends will surely enjoy their meal, and you will be the topic on the table because of the great meal you have served them. That is another pat on the back, mom or dad!

Calories per Meatball Slider: 230
Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 15 min.
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Chicken-Parmesan Meatball Sliders


17

Betty Crocker Cocktail Meatballs

The Betty Crocker Cocktail Meatballs recipe is the same as the Hot and Saucy Meatballs. The only change was that instead of instant or dried breadcrumbs, this recipe used a 2-day-old bread and popped it in a food processor. This will also make the meatballs tender and moist. This dish is perfect as an appetizer at a party, or you can serve it while your boys are watching a game.

Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 20 min.

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Betty Crocker Cocktail Meatballs


18

Make Ahead Meatballs

If you are a busy person, this recipe is for you. You do not always have to get takeaways to eat good food. Not only is it pricey, but also sometimes not healthy. As its name suggests, these Make-Ahead Meatballs can be made ahead of time and frozen. Storing them can take up to 2 months in the freezer. Perfect for working moms or working individuals who want good food after a long day but don’t have enough time to make one. This recipe is from Betty Crocker’s Family Dinners in a Hurry, 1970. Yes! From the 70s! Amazing, right?

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Make Ahead Meatballs


19

Meatloaf Surprise Meatballs

Meatballs are also great appetizers. This recipe of Meatloaf Surprise Meatballs is a game changer. Each ball is stuffed with potato nuggets. Your family, especially your kids, will surely love this little surprise as they take a bite of their meatballs. It is something different that you can bring to family dinners, potlucks, or parties. Who would have thought that these meatballs have hidden gems inside, right?

Calories per Serving: 100
Total Preparation Time: 50 min.

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Meatloaf Surprise Meatballs


20

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Meatballs

This Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Meatballs recipe is adapted from The Betty Crocker Cookbook. The original recipe requires ground beef, but for this recipe, we will be using chicken. The meatballs can be pre-prepped and frozen. This is something you can just put together and leave in a slow cooker and get back to business. You only need two components for the sauce, so it does not take so much of your time. It is perfect for busy moms or individuals.

Total Preparation Time: 50 min.

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Meatballs


21

Meatball Lasagna

If you are a fan of meatball spaghetti, you will love this Meatball Lasagna,  a recipe from Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. This creamy and flavorful lasagna will surely be a hit on your dinner table. You can pre-prepped it the night before, chill it, and pop it in the oven the next day. This dish is also great to bring over to a family dinner or potluck.

Calories per Serving: 540
Total Preparation Time: 9 hrs and 40 min.

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Meatball Lasagna


22

Parmesan Orzo and Meatballs

So, you only have less than an hour to make dinner. This Betty Crocker meatballs recipe of Parmesan Orzo and Meatballs will save you. You can complete this dish in 30 minutes, just in time before your husband comes back home for dinner. You may opt to use readily available frozen meatballs or make your own ahead of time and freeze them. Nothing beats the taste and flavors of homemade meatballs.

Calories per Serving: 500
Total Preparation Time: 30 min.

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Parmesan Orzo and Meatballs


23

Slow-Cooker Salisbury Steak Meatballs

Are you craving good meat but do not have the budget yet? Try this Slow-Cooker Salisbury Steak Meatballs! These Betty Crocker meatballs will not only satisfy your cravings but will also make your tummy full. These meatballs paired with a creamy mashed potato will most likely be on your family’s dinner request list.

Calories per Serving: 280
Total Preparation Time: 3 hrs and 40 min.

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Slow-Cooker Salisbury Steak Meatballs


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Instant Pot Salisbury Steak Meatballs

This Instant Pot Salisbury Steak Meatballs Recipe is the same as the Slow-Cooker Salisbury Steak Meatballs. The difference is, of course, this is made in an instant pot and using real potatoes! So instead of waiting for more than 3 hours, you’ll enjoy these Betty Crocker meatballs in less than an hour! Sounds enticing, right? And having real mashed potatoes is still the best. This comfort food will surely be a hit in your family.

Calories per Serving: 640
Total Preparation Time: 40 min.

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Instant Pot Salisbury Steak Meatballs


25

Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Are you a fan of Teriyaki Chicken? If yes, try these Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs. A new twist on the classic recipe of Betty Crocker meatballs! This appetizer can be served at different parties on game day. Who doesn’t like munching on something good while watching, right? You can even put it in a bun and make meatball sliders! There are a lot of things you can try with these Teriyaki meatballs.

Total Preparation Time: 45 min.

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Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs


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One-Pot Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles

Do you hate washing pots and pans after cooking? Yes? Us too! Well, as its name suggests, these One-Pot Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles only need one pot! Cooking everything in a single pot saves you time and energy. This delicious Betty Crocker Meatballs also gives you a complete meal, giving you carbs and protein simultaneously.

Calories per Serving: 450
Total Preparation Time: 50 min.

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One-Pot Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles


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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs Florentine Recipe

Are you not a fan of tomatoes? Or tomato-based recipes? Well, we have something for you. This Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs Florentine Recipe are so creamy that you will even forget that you are on a diet if you are! This is also different from the classic spaghetti and meatballs that are usually mixed with a tomato-based sauce. You’ll likely get good feedback and another spaghetti night request if you serve this on your dinner table.

Total Preparation Time: 1 hr

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs Florentine Recipe


28

Sweet and Spicy Asian Meatball and Broccoli Noodles

Here is another twist for the classic Betty Crocker meatball recipe. This Sweet and Spicy Asian Meatball and Broccoli Noodles is one for the books. This dish will most likely be a hit in your family. It also offers a complete meal! Not only is it something new, but it is so delicious that you might get frequent requests to make this dish. The meatballs can be pre-prepped and frozen. This way, there is no need to rush home just to make the dish.

Total Preparation Time: 35 min.

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Sweet and Spicy Asian Meatball and Broccoli Noodles


29

Baked Penne with Chicken Meatballs and Ricotta

If you are a pasta lover, you may want to add this to your go-to recipes. This Baked Penne with Chicken Meatballs and Ricotta is another Betty Crocker meatballs recipe you don’t want to miss. The rich flavor of the chicken meatballs perfectly pairs with the ricotta cheese. Who would have thought that a simple recipe of meatballs could turn into something this classy? Plus, making your meatballs ahead of time and freezing them will save you a lot of time in making this dish.

Total Preparation Time: 1 hr and 40 min.

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Baked Penne with Chicken Meatballs and Ricotta


Index of Betty Crocker Meatballs

  1. Waikiki Meatballs – 1971 Betty Crocker Recipe
  2. Betty Crocker Sweet And Sour Meatballs
  3. Betty Crocker Swedish Meatballs
  4. Classic Meatballs
  5. Vintage Betty Crocker Oven Porcupine Meatballs
  6. Vintage Betty Crocker Porcupine Meatballs
  7. One-Pot Sausage Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Penne
  8. 1950s Betty Crocker Meatballs
  9. Porcupine Meatballs
  10. Upside-Down Meatball Casserole
  11. Dairy-Free Swedish Meatballs
  12. Mini Meatballs in 3-way
  13. Hot and Saucy Cocktail Meatballs
  14. Betty Crocker Meatballs Spaghetti
  15. Spaghetti and Meatball Wraps
  16. Chicken-Parmesan Meatball Sliders
  17. Betty Crocker Cocktail Meatballs
  18. Make Ahead Meatballs
  19. Meatloaf Surprise Meatballs
  20. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Meatballs
  21. Meatball Lasagna
  22. Parmesan Orzo and Meatballs
  23. Slow-Cooker Salisbury Steak Meatballs
  24. Instant Pot Salisbury Steak Meatballs
  25. Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs
  26. One-Pot Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles
  27. Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs Florentine Recipe
  28. Sweet and Spicy Asian Meatball and Broccoli Noodles
  29. Baked Penne with Chicken Meatballs and Ricotta

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