Nabela’s Homemade Spicy Meatballs

This easy meatball recipe will please your entire family!

Serve as a sub or on a bed of your favorite pasta.


  1. In a bowl, season the meat with chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, rosemary, salt, pepper, chili peppers, and olive oil.

  2. Shape your meatballs.

  3. Put the meatballs on a baking sheet and put in the oven at 450°F.

  4. Cook meatballs for 15 minutes, flipping every 5 minutes.

  5. In a crockpot, add your choice of marinara sauce.

  6. Once the meatballs have cooked, add to crockpot.

  7. Cook on high for 3 hrs, stirring every 30 minutes.

  8. Once done, layer on toasted sub rolls or on top a bed of pasta.

  9. Sprinkle your choice of cheese on top (optional).

  10. Serve and enjoy!