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Swedish Meatballs

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves (chopped)
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    Calories590Calories from Fat420
    Total Fat47g72%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat420
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Amber Mansholt 2 months ago
    So good! Added worcestershire, garlic powder, onion powder and doubled the sauce. The sauce could have been thicker even though I already cut down on the broth. In the future I would start at half the amount of broth and eyeball it from there.
    Roling 4 months ago
    Awesome Followed the recipe and my husband thought it was just like his Swedish Mama’s, can’t beat that!
    Risssle 6 months ago
    This is a very easy recipe! I really enjoyed it the only thing is the gravy isn’t very flavorful. The adding of sour cream is delicious and I added a ton of salt I can’t figure out what it’s missing but I would do make this again
    Resha Smith 7 months ago
    Awesome! Kids and hubby loved it will probably make again in the future!
    Sarah B. 7 months ago
    great recipe. just wish it came with directions! my husband and I loved it.
    Dina DiBurro Platts 7 months ago
    The meal was really good , my fiancé really enjoyed this, I had pre made meatballs from the freezer I thawed use them , followed directions for onions and sauce came out great. A new edition to our menus.
    Gilda Kilcoyne 9 months ago
    Meatballs gravy were delicious. Will make again
    Natalee Fowler 10 months ago
    Turned out flavorful and yummy
    Kay Car a year ago
    Excellent recipe. Made a few modifications: added garlic, oregano, basil, sage, and teriyaki sauce to meatball mixture before rolling. Held on the nutmeg and egg. Pan fried the meatballs to obtain crust on all sides and finished in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    Debbie Combs a year ago
    Excellent yes I will make it again
    Madiboo a year ago
    Changed nothing — AMAZING
    Fogarty a year ago
    I’ve made this twice now and have been super happy with it both times.
    Alicia Dingman a year ago
    Turned out great! Very flavorful! I used beef boullion and water instead of broth so it was a tad salty but great recipe!
    Mik a year ago
    My husband loved it!! I made my own meatballs and used 3 cups of beef broth instead of 4 cups. Otherwise followed the recipe. Turned out a nice rich creamy beefy flavor goodness. Served over wide egg noodles, perfect!!
    Mirlene a year ago
    i made these for my family and they LOVED IT! I also just made a gluten free version with turkey meat so let's see how my father loves it.
    merecked a year ago
    Absolutely delicious! I couldn't throw away the leftover gravy, I just wanted to make more! They were the first to go at a meatball potluck. Thanks! Lord bless!
    Regina a year ago
    This came out quite delicious. The picky kid loved them; the more discerning kid did not strangely. I had them for leftover lunch for several days. I used fancy wagyu ground beef and wild boar (the grocery was out of ground pork!) I think it made them more rich!
    Janice R. a year ago
    Was awesome..loved every bite !!!
    Hall Klepacki a year ago
    These were ok. Too much onion.
    marta s. 2 years ago
    Very tasty and simple recipe. The one thing I personally disliked is the suggested amount of creme, I would say half of the portion is more than enough, otherwise it makes the flavours too mild. Well, that said, definitely more spices. "Swedish Meatballs" recipe has easily become now one of our classics - Thank you!
    Amanda Harkins 2 years ago
    Broth didn't thicken much, pretty watery, but definitely delicious. Possible it didn't thicken because i made just the broth and used pre-made meatball. Idk. It's good!
    Jacqueline Tyler 2 years ago
    It was fantastic. It was very easy to make and really creamy.
    Linda Mays 2 years ago
    Not bad! I substituted Greek yogurt for sour cream and added mushrooms and Italian parsley for a bit more flare to my taste.
    Antonia 2 years ago
    Was really good. I served it with the lingonberry sauce and it tasted just like IKEA meatballs. Yum! Will definitely make it again.
    Angie 2 years ago
    Excellent ! Will make again !
    Dunkelbarger 2 years ago
    Went by recipe directions exactly, turned out great!
    Untreu 2 years ago
    Was easy to follow and really delicous, goes great with mashed potatoes!
    Carolyn Lopes 2 years ago
    Made a version of these meatballs except without the cream and added leek and mushroom to the sauce. Then thickened it with some corn flour. It was sooooo good!
    Melinda Calderon 2 years ago
    This is the second time I've used this recipe! I added fresh chopped rosemary and a hint of peppermint from my garden, and a little coriander. I would like to try adding mushrooms next time, too, as some of the other reviewers mentioned-- it would probably double down on the earthy tones of this dish. Very good, I'm glad this was the recipe I chose for my first go at Swedish meatballs.
    Terry Parenteau 2 years ago
    Turned out awesome!!! Creamy and delicious!!! I spooned it over basmati rice, was a rich, hearty, comfort food kinda meal!!