Swedish Meat Balls
|Lean ground beef||3⁄4 Pound|
|Ground veal||1⁄2 Pound|
|Ground pork||1⁄4 Pound|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Light cream/Half and half||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Finely chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Canned condensed beef broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cold water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Instant coffee||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Have meats ground together twice.
Soak bread in cream about 5 minutes.
Cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter till tender.
Combine meats, crumb mixture, onion, egg, parsley, and seasonings.
Beat till fluffy (about 5 minutes at medium speed on electric mixer).
Form in 1 1/2 inch balls.
Brown in 2 tablespoons butter.
Make gravy: Stir flour into drippings; add broth, water, and coffee.
Heat and stir until thickened.
Return meat balls to gravy; cover; cook slowly about 30 minutes, basting occasionally.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2289 Calories from Fat 1316
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 148 g228.2%
Saturated Fat 74.4 g371.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 940.5 mg313.5%
Sodium 4646.6 mg193.6%
Total Carbohydrates 75 g25.1%
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.5%
Sugars 8.5 g
Protein 157 g313.8%
Vitamin A 66.3% Vitamin C 30.3%
Calcium 38.5% Iron 80.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet