Swedish Meatballs

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May. 05, 2015

These yummy Swedish meatballs with gravy will knock your clogs off. These are made with beef and pork with some special spices.


Lean ground beef 1 Pound
Lean ground pork 1/2 Pound
Fresh breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (3 slices)
Whole milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Minced onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Egg 1
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Allspice 1/4 Teaspoon
Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
For gravy:
Butter 4 Tablespoon , divided
Flour 3 Tablespoon
Chicken broth/Beef broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Heavy whipping cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1.Line baking tray with baking sheet.


2.In a bowl, combine ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs with milk, onion, garlic, egg, salt, pepper, allspice, nutmeg and mix well until smooth.

3.Make 40 one inch balls and place on lined baking sheet. Chill for 30 minutes or freeze until it turns solid. Transfer to an airtight container.

4.Heat a large skillet and melt butter in it. Fry the meatballs in batches, until browned.

5.Once done, add flour to the skillet and cook until toasted. Whisk in stock and stir well until smooth.

6.Add meatballs and stir gently. Allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes.

7.Reduce heat and stir in cream slowly.


8.Serve over mashed potatoes or rice and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 425Calories from Fat 225

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 771 mg32.13%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 2 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet