A white platter of the ultimate meal prep meatballs served with a small bowl of ranch dressing.

Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs

Add those Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs for a weekend meal prep menu. They’re a simple protein choice to enjoy during the week or you could freeze them for future meals.

This recipe is sponsored by our buddies Tessemae’s.

A flexible recipe that is made with minimal components.

It’s the time of year when we begin thinking about (eventually ) becoming organized and beginning — or reunite to — supper snacking on a regular basis so that it’s only fitting that we would discuss these Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs together with you now.

Just such as their name suggests these would be the ULTIMATE when it comes to meal snacking since they are simple, tasty, versatile, and quick-to-cook. And they are good with nearly any side you are able to picture — salad, stir fry, roasted veggies, mashed or roasted potatoes, eggs to get a protein-packed breakfast or ‘brinner’.

A baking tray lined with white parchment paper with six meatballs on it.

There’s nothing dry or flavorless about those Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs.

Meatballs are excellent…until they are not. Dry meatballs are a drag and flavorless meatballs are not enjoyable either so that is why we’ve teamed up with our buddies Tessemae’s to make the greatest meal prep meatballs with their Organic Creamy Ranch Dressing to keep them tender and succulent and infuse them with taste.

Overhead view of a white platter of the ultimate meal prep meatballs served with a small bowl of ranch dressing on the platter and a bottle of Tessemae's Organic Creamy Ranch Dressing to the side of the platter.

Exercise your alternatives.

We understand you like alternatives (so do we!) So feel free to mix up things by swapping out the ranch dressing table Organic Everything Bagel Ranch or Organic Creamy Caesar to keep it interesting since we all know you are going to be placing those on meal prep replicate.

Need an egg-free alternative? Swap outside the ranch dressing table for Tessemae’s Pantry Classic Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Ranch Vinaigrette for a tasty change of pace with no eggs.

You can locate Tessemae’s goods online or use their store locator to locate them at a shop near you. 

A white platter of the ultimate meal prep meatballs served with a small bowl of ranch dressing with a trio of Tessemae's dressings next to the platter.

So several methods to serve such Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs.

There are lots of ways in which you can serve these meatballs. Truly, the choices are nearly infinite so I will share just a couple of thoughts and then you just take it from there with your favorite components, what is in season, or everything you’ve got available.

  • Mashed, baked, or roasted sweet potatoes or white berries (here are only a couple of our favorites to attempt: Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes, them Maple-Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Crispy Garlic Ranch Roasted Potatoes, Crispy Smashed Potatoes or this Warm Chipotle Lime Sweet Potato Salad)
  • Spiralized veggies (zucchini, butternut squash, sweet potato, jicama, celeriac, beet, cucumber, or carrot are only a few which come to mind)
  • A large green salad or this Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa Salad, that Creamy Broccoli Slaw, or this Sweet and Smokey Brussels Slaw
  • Any roasted veggies of choice
  • Rice, cauliflower rice, Sheet Pan Fried Cauliflower ‘Rice’, Golden Cauliflower Rice, or Thai Coconut Curry Rice


Not a significant meal ‘prepper’? No worries! ) These Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs are fast to create from begin to finish and good for busy weeknight dishes too.

Don’t worry, that these can also be perfect for busy weeknight dinners since they come together so fast.

P.S. These Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs make a wonderful party appetizer. Try organizing them onto a huge platter with fresh veggies and 2 or three distinct dressings for dipping to your greatest appetizer experience.


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Let’s Get Cookin’

Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs

  • Author: Stacie Hassing
  • Prep Time: 15 moments
  • Cook Time: 15 moments
  • Total Time: 30 moments
  • Yield: 20 meatballs (5 portions ) 1x
  • Cuisine: Complete 30, Paleo, Egg-Free
A white platter of the ultimate meal prep meatballs served with a small bowl of ranch dressing.


  • 1 pounds ) Lean grass-fed beef or bison (can sub floor turkey or poultry ) 
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ) Olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 cup mixed veggies, finely diced (like mixture of celery, carrots, green peppers) 
  • two handfuls of lettuce, sliced
  • two Tbsp. Almond milk (or flour of alternative *)
  • 3 Tbsp. Tessemae’s Organic Creamy Ranch Dressing (or dressing of alternative **) 
  • 1 teaspoon . Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon . Dried herbs (like dried Italian seasoning)
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 levels ) Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside. 
  2. In a skillet on medium-high heat add the oil. ) Once the oil is hot, add the veggies, and lettuce. Sauté until veggies are tender. Remove out of warmth. 
  3. In a medium bowl blend all the ingredients such as sauteed vegetables. Mix well. 
  4. Form to 18-20 meatballs and place on prepared baking sheet. 
  5. Bake from the oven to get 12-15 minutes)


  • Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (4 meatballs)
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 375 milligrams
  • Fat: 17 gram
  • Carbohydrates: 4 gram
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Protein: 20 gram

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Photo Credit: The photos in this blog article were taken by Jess of Plays Well with Butter

This article was made possible by our buddies Tessemae’s. Though we obtained reimbursement for this article, the opinions expressed here are  as always -100percent our own. Thank you for encouraging the fantastic companies we utilize hence allowing us to keep on generating great recipes and content to you.


About Stacie Hassing

Stacie is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian from rural southern Minnesota where she and her husband live about 5 acres with both pups, Walter & Lucy. She’s a founder of healthful and simple recipes, a fan of nature, a crossfitter, a runner that is seasonal, and she is on a quest to inspire as much as she can live a much healthier and happier lifestyle from the inside out.

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