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Swedish Meatballs

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Swedish Meatballs

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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil (divided)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. 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 Tbsp. 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.


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    Lori Dufault 4 months ago
    Needs garlic and Worcestershire sauce
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    Candice Ealey 5 months ago
    It turned out better than expected
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    Sam 9 months ago
    Very good. Make again.
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    Samantha Monedero 9 months ago
    Like the author said, it’s like IKEA but better!
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    Clara J. 10 months ago
    MaKing it now. Looks good
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    Amber Mansholt a year 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.
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    Roling a year ago
    Awesome Followed the recipe and my husband thought it was just like his Swedish Mama’s, can’t beat that!
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    Risssle a year 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
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    Resha Smith a year ago
    Awesome! Kids and hubby loved it will probably make again in the future!
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    Sarah B. a year ago
    great recipe. just wish it came with directions! my husband and I loved it.
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    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.
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    Gilda Kilcoyne 2 years ago
    Meatballs gravy were delicious. Will make again
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    Natalee Fowler 2 years ago
    Turned out flavorful and yummy
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    Kay Car 2 years 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.
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    Debbie Combs 2 years ago
    Excellent yes I will make it again
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    Madiboo 2 years ago
    Changed nothing — AMAZING
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    Fogarty 2 years ago
    I’ve made this twice now and have been super happy with it both times.
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    Alicia Dingman 2 years ago
    Turned out great! Very flavorful! I used beef boullion and water instead of broth so it was a tad salty but great recipe!
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    Mik 2 years 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!!
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    Mirlene 2 years 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.
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    merecked 2 years 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!
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    Regina 2 years 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!
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    Janice R. 2 years ago
    Was awesome..loved every bite !!!
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    Hall Klepacki 2 years ago
    These were ok. Too much onion.
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    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!
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    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!
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    Linda Mays 3 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.
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    Antonia 3 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.
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    Angie 3 years ago
    Excellent ! Will make again !
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    Dunkelbarger 3 years ago
    Went by recipe directions exactly, turned out great!