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Authentic Swedish Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Ground veal 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soft bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

In heavy skillet melt butter; add onion and cook till golden but not brown. (Electric skillet 300°.)
Combine meats, 1/2 cup cream, crumbs, salt, nutmeg, pepper, and onion, mixing till smooth.
Wet hands; shape into 1-inch balls.
In same skillet brown the meatballs, shaking pan continuously to keep balls round (350°).
Drain drippings into blazer pan of chafing dish.
Stir in flour; blend in 3/4 cup cream.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Add meatballs.
Cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes.
Keep warm over hot water (bain-marie).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 362 Calories from Fat 269

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.7%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g81.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.5 mg41.5%

Sodium 350.5 mg14.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.32 g1.3%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 16 g31.1%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Authentic Swedish Meatballs Recipe