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Savory Swedish Meatballs


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 50 mins (20m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Setein meatballs

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, egg, milk, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  2. 2.Shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
  3. 3.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4.Remove the meatballs from the skillet and set aside.
  5. 5.In the same skillet, whisk in the flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in the beef broth, heavy cream, and Dijon mustard.
  6. 6.Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  7. 7.Return the meatballs to the skillet and simmer for an additional 10 minutes, or until cooked through.
  8. 8.Serve the meatballs hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
  9. 9.Enjoy your delicious Swedish meatballs!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a twist, you can serve these meatballs with lingonberry sauce.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to double the recipe if you're feeding a larger crowd.
  • chevron_rightServe the meatballs over mashed potatoes or egg noodles for a complete meal.