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Swedish Meatballs

  Soft fresh bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 3 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tabasco sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

Combine bread crumbs and milk in large mixing bowl; set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat in skillet, add onions, and saute until soft.
Add egg, allspice, 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco, salt, pepper, sauteed onions, beef, and pork to bread crumbs.
Mix well by hand and shape into 36 balls.
Heat remaining butter in skillet over medium-high heat; add meatballs, turning to cook evenly and brown lightly.
Set cooked meatballs aside on heated platter.
Add flour, remaining Tabasco, and cream to skillet and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens to consistency of gravy; salt and pepper to taste.
Serve meatballs on a bed of rice or egg noodles; pour gravy over meat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2621 Calories from Fat 1814

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 205 g314.8%

Saturated Fat 105.3 g526.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1009.3 mg336.4%

Sodium 1169.9 mg48.7%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 150 g299.7%

Vitamin A 79.8% Vitamin C 12.8%

Calcium 43% Iron 73.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Swedish Meatballs Recipe