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Swedish Meatballs

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  Yellow onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground beef 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pork 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Japanese bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 2
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Italian seasoning 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire 2 Tablespoon (Lea And Perrins)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Juice 4 Tablespoon (From Meatballs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Saute chopped onions until golden.
2. Soak bread crumbs in Half & Half in a big bowl.
3.Add egg, ground meat, salt, spices, spices, herbs, Worcestershire Sauce, mustard and onion.
4. Saute a small test meatball, for flavor check.
5. Roll or scoop meatballs.
6. Brown meatballs in a hot pan greased with vegetable oil.
7. Move browned meatballs to a covered pan to finish cooking in a little bit of water before making the gravy.
8. Melt butter in small pot.
9. Turn off heat and whisk in flour, plus the juice form meatballs, Tomato Paste and Half & Half (B)
10. Bring to boil and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
11. Taste off with salt , pepper and add a little milk if gravy seems to thick.
12. Serve with mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Shallow Frying
All those who are fond of eating meatballs should really try this recipe. The meatballs will definitely shine at dinner time. The chef shares the secret of using Worcestershire sauce. It certainly gives a flavour boost to the meatballs. You can serve the meatballs with potatoes, pasta or rice.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1648 Calories from Fat 1187

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 132 g203.4%

Saturated Fat 52.2 g260.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 477.9 mg159.3%

Sodium 1389.9 mg57.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 87 g173.8%

Vitamin A 43.4% Vitamin C 409.9%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Swedish Meatballs Recipe Video