Who doesn’t love a bite-sized, sauce-covered, ball of flavor? We’re celebrating National Meatball Day with these eight international meatball recipes! From Italy to Thailand, we’ve got you covered with these delicious, versatile recipes from the Food Monster App.

1. Italian Meatballs vegan gluten free italian meatballs

Spaghetti anyone? This Italian Meatballs recipe is a classic, just add them to the top of a steamy bowl of pasta for the perfect, hearty dinner!


2. Thai Meatballs With Spicy Peanut Sauce Thai Meatballs with Spicy Peanut Sauce

These Thai Meatballs With Spicy Peanut Sauce are little bites of happiness! The tangy peanut sauce really ties the whole thing together! Just pair with a crisp salad for a delicious, light meal!

3. Eggplant Meatballs With Baharat Spiced Tomato Sauce 

Our Eggplant Meatballs With Baharat Spiced Tomato Sauce is a hearty, healthy dish filled with flavor! Just add some pasta to this one for a filling weeknight meal!

4. Albóndigas con Picada de Almendra: Spanish Meatballs Vegan Gluten-Free Albóndigas con Picada de Almendra: Spanish Meatballs with grains and peas

Just look at these vibrant, creamy Albóndigas con Picada de Almendra: Spanish Meatballs! These gluten-free meatballs are covered in a homemade sauce and picada. Just add them to some barley and peas for a hearty meal!


5. BBQ Lentil Meatballs Vegan BBQ Lentil Meatballs in skillet

Nothing says ‘American’ like bite-sized, barbecue-sauce-covered, meatballs! Make these BBQ Lentil Meatballs for your next get together or even make some meatballs subs!

6. Swedish Mushroom Meatballs Swedish Mushroom Meatballs 1

Swedish Mushroom Meatballs covered in a buttery, gravy sauce! Make these for a fancy meal the whole family will love!

7. Sweet and Sour Bean Meatballs Vegan Sweet and Sour Bean Meatballs with Scallions

All you need is some rice to pair with these Sweet and Sour Bean Meatballs! Or, just poke in a toothpick and you have a bite-sized snack that is sure to impress.


8. Tofu “Meatball” MasalaVegan Tofu "Meatball" Masala with fresh parsley and fresh ginger

This Tofu “Meatball” Masala is rich, creamy, and flavorful! Plus, they’re loaded with protein so you won’t even think they’re meat-free!

Need the perfect pasta recipe to pair with your meatballs? Check out Around the World With 15 Vegan Pasta Recipes for some of our favorites by downloading the Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Albóndigas con Picada de Almendra: Spanish Meatballs