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  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Eggs 2
  Soda cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Onion soup mix 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)

Saute the onion in a small amount of butter or margarine.
Combine the onion, ground beef, ground pork, eggs, cracker crumbs, milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg in a large bowl and mix well.
Shape into 1 to 2 inch balls.
Arrange in a 9xl3-inch baking dish or broiler pan.
Pour a mixture of the soup mix and water over the meatballs.
Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours, turning meatballs once.
Uncover if more browning is desired.
Remove meatballs to a serving dish and thicken the drippings with a small amount of flour to make a gravy.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2390 Calories from Fat 1121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.5%

Saturated Fat 46.5 g232.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 987.6 mg329.2%

Sodium 4935.6 mg205.6%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 204 g408.2%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 18.7%

Calcium 26.5% Iron 90.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Swedish Meatballs Recipe