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Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients
  Soft bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon, divided (fresh)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine bread crumbs and cream in small bowl; mix well. Let stand 10 minutes. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Combine beef, pork, bread crumb mixture, onion, 2 tablespoons parsley, salt, pepper and allspice in large bowl; mix well. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
Pat meat mixture into 1-inch-thick square on cutting board. Cut into 36 squares. Shape each square into a ball. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs. Cook 10 minutes or until browned on all sides and no longer pink in centers. Remove meatballs from skillet; drain on paper towels.
Drain drippings from skillet; discard. Pour broth into skillet. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring frequently and scraping up any browned bits. Reduce heat to low.
Combine flour and sour cream in small bowl until smooth; mix well. Stir sour cream mixture into skillet. Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Do not boil. Add meatballs. Cook 5 minutes more. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley. Garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 628 Calories from Fat 490

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 166 mg55.3%

Sodium 494.7 mg20.6%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 23 g45.5%

Vitamin A 31.4% Vitamin C 20.8%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Swedish Meatballs Recipe