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Swedish Meat Balls

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This Swedish Meat Balls is a much delectable version of the original. Try out this simple and easy to make recipe for Swedish Meat Balls and find your taste-buds reeling with delight!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄3 Cubic Centimeter, finely chopped
  Beef 1 Pound, ground
  Pork 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Dry breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water/Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Beef bouillon cubes 3
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Bay leaves 3
Directions

MAKING
1) In a skillet, melt some shortening and sauté the onion till tender
2) Add in the ground meats, breadcrumbs, beaten eggs, salt, sugar, pepper, water or milk
3) Using the hands shape into 1 ½ inch balls
4) In a skillet, add in the melted fat and fry till browned
5) Using a slotted spoon, remove and keep on absorbent paper
6) In a pan of water, dissolve the beef bouillon cubes
7) Add in the flour, in the remaining fat in the skillet, add the bouillon water and the lemon juice and stir till thick
8) Add in the bay leaves and the fried meat balls
9) Cook on a low heat for an hour

SERVING
10) Serve the meatballs warm

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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