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Swedish Meat Balls

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Ingredients
  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Ground veal/1/2 pound of either, if only one other meat is desired in addition to beef 1⁄4 Pound
  Bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk/Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled, finely chopped
  Salt 1 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dill weed 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Canned beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, soak the bread crumbs in milk or light cream for 5 minutes.
2) In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground meats, eggs, onion, allspice, nutmeg, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon dill weed, mix well.
3) Cover and place the mixture in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
4) Then shape the mixture into 1-inch balls.
5) In a skillet, lightly brown the meat balls in the heated butter.
6) In a slow cooker, place the browned meat balls and add rest of the ingredients alongwith the skillet drippings
7 ) Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours or on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours.

SERVING
8) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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