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Spiced Swedish Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water/Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Beef bouillon cubes 3
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Bay leaves 3
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, dissolve beef bouillon cubes in water.

MAKING
2) In a skillet, add shortening to melt over heat.
3) Add onion to sauté until tender.
4) In a large bowl, mix sautéed onion, meats, dry bread crumbs, beaten eggs, salt, sugar, pepper, nutmeg and water or milk.
5) Make 1 1/2-inch balls out of the mixture.
6) In a hot skillet, melt fat to fry the balls to brown.
7) Remove the meat balls.
8) Sprinkle flour in the remaining drippings and fat.
9) Pour in bouillon water and lemon juice, stirring to thick.
10) Add bay leaves and browned meat balls.
11) Gently cook the balls for 1 hour.

SERVING
12) Serve the meat balls with spaghetti or bread rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
6

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