Easy Dinner Ideas: Macaroni Meatballs

Sweet Macaroni Meatballs

When I had to go dairy free and soy free with my daughter a few years ago I found this great easy macaroni meatball recipe that was easy dinner idea and really yummy.  To add to the greatness of it, the kids loved it too!

It is always nice to find and easy meatball recipe as it is a great thing to make in bulk and freeze for later.


Sweet Macaroni Meatballs

Easy Macaroni Meatball Recipe

Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dinner, Ground Beef, Lunch
Servings 6


  • 2 lbs 90% or better Ground Beef
  • 1 1/2 Cups uncooked Macaroni Noodles
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 egg or 2 Tbs Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Small Onion Chopped
  • 46 Oz Tomato Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon


  • Put tomato juice, sugar, and cinnamon in a large stock pot and bring to a low boil.
  • Mix together the rest of the ingredients and form into large meatballs.
  • Drop meatballs into pot gently and cook on low for one hour until they are done.

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