Gingered Swedish Meatballs
|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 snipped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Condensed beef broth||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Cold water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Instant coffee||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Have meats ground together twice.
Soak bread in cream for 5 minutes.
Cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter until tender but not brown.
Combine meats, crumb mixture, onion, egg, parsley and seasonings.
Beat 5 minutes at medium speed on electric mixer plus 8 minutes by hand.
Form in 1 inch balls.
Brown remaining butter, shaking skillet to keep balls round.
Stir flour into fat in skillet; add beef broth, cold water and coffee.
Heat and stir until gravy thickens.
Add meatballs to gravy; cover and cook slowly about 30 minutes, basting occasionally.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2622 Calories from Fat 1637
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 185 g284.4%
Saturated Fat 97.5 g487.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1037.3 mg345.8%
Sodium 5699.1 mg237.5%
Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.4%
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.6%
Sugars 9.2 g
Protein 159 g318.5%
Vitamin A 88.8% Vitamin C 30.3%
Calcium 39.2% Iron 80.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet