meatballs Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More
#1 ITALIAN
Quartino (Chicago, Illinois)
#2 RICOTTA
Marta (New York, New York)
#3 GNOCCHI
House Of Meatballs (Los Angeles, California)
#4 CHICKEN QUINOA MEATBS
Yvonne's (Boston, Massachusetts)
Top rising variationsSee More
#1tomato
52.59%
#2eggplant
48.11%
#3mozzarella
43.27%
#4spaghetti
27.18%
#5ricotta
23.68%
#6basil
12.57%
Restaurants

10.69%

16,467 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

1%

7,819 of 779,374 Recipes

Overview

Growth Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.250.2750.3
Year Over Year
-5.01%
Posts Per User
1.55
Share of Plate
Eat in vs Eat out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants

10.69%

16,467 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

1%

7,819 of 779,374 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for meatballs, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

produce Trends
Top produce Ingredients
#1tomato
1.41%
#2basil
1.25%
#3eggplant
1.00%
#4mushroom
0.90%
#5potato
0.82%
#6garlic
0.80%
#7squash
0.74%
Fastest Rising produce Ingredients
#1tomato
52.59%
#2mushroom
50.00%
#3eggplant
48.11%
#4garlic
37.63%
#5squash
21.43%
#6potato
12.66%
#7basil
12.57%
dairy Trends
Top dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
2.10%
#2ricotta
1.32%
#3mozzarella
0.97%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
43.27%
#2ricotta
23.68%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
9.09%
pasta & grain Trends
Top pasta & grain Ingredients
#1spaghetti
5.45%
#2noodle
1.08%
Fastest Rising pasta & grain Ingredients
#1spaghetti
27.18%
Fastest Falling pasta & grain Ingredients
#1noodle
37.21%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators
Diets Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.50.55
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular meatballs dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration

10.69%

Restaurant Category

italian restaurant

36%
Pricing Analysis
$13.63$13.59$13.64$14.68$12.85AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Popular Dishes
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Italian QuartinoChicagoIllinois
#2 Ricotta MartaNew YorkNew York
#3 Gnocchi House of MeatballsLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Chicken Quinoa Meatbs Yvonne'sBostonMassachusetts
Total Dish Count
36,387
Dish Count Per Menu
2.23

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online meatballs recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count
7,125
Used As Ingredient
1,878
Leading Online Recipes
#1

Cauliflower Mash with Meatballs Smothered in Gravy from Ev's Eats

#2

Tomato Basil Bisque with Italian Meatballs from Physical Kitchness

#3

Honey Ginger and Garlic Pork Meatballs from Whole Food Bellies

#4

Coconut Curry Chicken Meatballs from The Bewitchin' Kitchen

#5

Lentil Meatballs (Vegan, Gluten-Free) from Healthier Steps

#6

Vegan Italian Lentil Quinoa MeatBalls from Stacey Homemaker

#7

Slow Cooker Pineapple BBQ Meatballs from thehandyfoodie.com

#8

Easy Turkey Meatballs (Whole30) from Fashionable Foods

#9

Vegetarian mushroom meatballs from COOKTORIA

#10

Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Meatballs from The Almond Eater

#11

Paleo Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Whole30) from The Paleo Running Momma

#12

French Onion Soup au Gratin Stuffed Meatballs from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

#13

Vegan Eggplant & Chickpea Meatballs (oil-free) from Sweet Simple Vegan

#14

Cauliflower Quinoa Meatless Meatballs In Coconut Turmeric Sauce from May I Have That Recipe

#15

Vegan Italian Lentil Quinoa MeatBalls from Stacey Homemaker

#16

Garlic Butter Meatballs from Delish