Meatballs with spaghetti in bowl

Healthy meatball recipes

Tuck into a nourishing plate of meatballs with spaghetti, salad or spiced couscous. The whole family will love these healthy meatball recipes.

18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook pork mince meatballs and serve with classic lingonberry or cranberry sauce and spring greens for a healthy, low-calorie family meal

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Love meatballs? Try this low-calorie recipe that uses turkey mince, served in a hot pepper sauce

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
21 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Spiralize courgettes to make this healthier, gluten-free 'pasta' dish. The vegetarian meatballs use ground almonds instead of breadcrumbs to increase the protein

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Swap beef mince and breadcrumbs with lean turkey and oats. Serve in a tomato sauce with pasta or potatoes. See the tip to make a vegetarian version - Penne with fennel & Parmesan.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook

6 hrs
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these Mediterranean meaty bites on cocktail sticks next time you have guests

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
74 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado

45 mins
More effort
Healthy
71 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Lighter than pasta and packed with protein - these meatballs make for a satisfying and superhealthy supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Who knew meatballs could be 4 of your 5-a-day? This healthy tagine is full of flavour and low on fat, just make sure you choose a lean mince with 5% fat

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Grated courgette makes these lean pork meatballs extra juicy – serve with a creamy, herby sauce and a flavour-packed salad for a healthy, satisfying dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Rich in potassium, we've swapped pasta for courgettes to make ultra-trendy courgetti. Potassium helps to lower blood pressure and maintain a healthy heart rate

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these toddler-friendly meatballs with tasty tomato sauce for your little one. Batch-cook and freeze them for easy, healthy dinners when you're busy

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
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