Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe

Fall is on the way and with the return of fall comes the return to a more structured, scheduled evening. The kids get home from school, we do homework, I make dinner, we do bath time and then it is off to bed for the kids! It makes for a very busy evening and I crave easy to make dinner recipes that are done in under 30 minutes. This meatball taco ring recipe fits the bill and it’s also a favorite in our house (even the kids love it!).

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

This meatball taco ring recipe is the perfect kid-friendly recipe because it combines two kid favorites, meatballs and tacos! How can you go wrong? You can’t!

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

To make this yummy meatball taco ring recipe for your next Mexican night you’ll need a 16 original meatballs, 2/3 cup water, 2 tablespoons taco seasoning, 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, 2 tubes crescent rolls, shredded lettuce, tomato, green onions, sliced black olives, jalapeno peppers (optional), sour cream or greek yogurt and salsa.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Begin by combining water, taco seasoning and meatballs in a sautee pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, for 10-15 minutes until meatballs are warmed.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

While meatballs are cooking preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Place a piece of parchment paper on your pizza pan or grease it. Arrange the crescent rolls in a circular pattern, with the wide edges overlapping and the pointy ends facing out. It should look like a wreath.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Place a meatball on each crescent roll.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Now sprinkle with 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, over the meatballs.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Fold the pointed end of the crescent roll over the meatball and tuck it under the wide end of the crescent roll. Press it to hold in place if necessary. It is okay if the meatball is showing through, it should be.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Continue folding over the pointed edges as you make your way around the circle.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Continue until all ends are folded over and tucked under the wide end.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Transfer your meatball taco ring to a serving platter. If you used parchment paper then the meatball taco ring will simply slide right off the pizza pan and onto the platter.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Fill the center of your meatball taco ring with lettuce, tomato, onions, olives, jalapenos, and remaining cheese. Serve salsa and sour cream or plain greek yogurt on the side.

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

This is best served warm and will serve up 16 servings of one meatball crescent each. This is great for a party appetizer or a meal for your family. We’ve served it both ways!

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

If you have picky eaters then they will love that this meatball taco ring allows each person to customize their meal. They can choose to simply take a crescent wrapped taco meatball or they can add their favorite fixings to it. Everyone gets what they like!

Print off the recipe below and be sure to also pin the image below so you can easily find it later. Don’t forget to share it on Facebook so your friends can give it a try too!

Yields 16 servings

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe

Easy weeknight meal or appetizer for a gathering, ready in 30 minutes and a kid-pleaser too!

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 16 Simek’s Original Meatballs
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 medium head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • Sour cream and salsa, optional

Instructions

  1. In a sautee pan, combine water, taco seasoning and meatballs. Cook over medium heat for 10-15 min, stirring occasionally, and stir well to combine.
  2. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  3. Arrange crescent rolls on a greased 15-in. pizza pan, forming a ring with pointed ends facing the outer edge of the pan and wide ends overlapping.
  4. Place a meatball on each roll. Sprinkle 1 cup of cheese over meatballs. Fold point of crescent roll over meatball and tuck under wide end of roll. Repeat until all meatballs have been covered in crescent roll. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.
  5. Transfer to a serving platter. Fill the center of the ring with lettuce, tomato, onions, olives, jalapenos, remaining cheese, and sour cream and salsa if desired.
Cuisine: Mexican |
6.8
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Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe! Great weeknight recipe idea or party food idea! Could be served as an appetizer or a meal. Crowd pleasing recipe! Easy recipe to whip together and have done in 30 minutes or less!

Comments

  1. Thanks so much for joining us at Delicious Dishes! We love your Easy Meatball Taco Ring recipe and hope you’ll join us again this week!

  2. Julie Wood says:

    I want to make this recipe! It looks amazing and so delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  3. shelly peterson says:

    This looks super yummy. Using meatballs is a great idea. I would love to try this.

  4. This looks fun to make! I love the ingredients. Looks delicious!

  5. This is a great idea!! I use to make a taco ring like this. The meatball ring is a great idea & nice change from my taco ring. Can not wait to make it.

  6. Kimberly Flickinger says:

    This is a great idea as a party appetizer. I look forward to trying this recipe. Thank you for sharing.

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