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Swedish Meatballs

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 white onion (or large yellow, peeled, grated, use the large holes of a box cheese grater)
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 5 slices bread (crusts removed, bread cut into pieces)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg (freshly)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 quart beef stock
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • salt
  • 4 tablespoons lingonberry (red currant, raspberry or cranberry jelly, less or more to taste, optional)
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    Calories530Calories from Fat340
    Total Fat38g58%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat340
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C4%

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


    Darrell Williams 18 days ago
    Wonderfully I prepared it in the oven and it came out great. I grated a little fresh Parmesan. Wow!
    Seabetony 19 days ago
    Excellent!! Used whole cream in lieu of sour cream, and added a few extra spices!
    papa franku 4 months ago
    Amazing! The sauce was so good. Lingonberry jam added great tangy flavor.
    Moir 4 months ago
    Very tasty, easy to make and exactly as I thought it should taste 👌🏻
    Stephanie Trainor 5 months ago
    It was delicious I would make it again
    stellarmushi 7 months ago
    would make again! i went ahead and doubled the recipe bc it didnt make very much. canned cranberry sauce worked well if a bit annoying to melt down. edit: do yourself a favor and bake these instead of pan frying. youre not saving the drippings and they fall apart in the frying pan.
    Kristy 7 months ago
    Very yummy meatballs and sauce. Time consuming, but worth the effort.
    Kelly Wilson 9 months ago
    It was very good we will make it again
    Kim Foote 9 months ago
    Yummy!! Never knew jelly was in Swedish meatballs!!
    Mintun 10 months ago
    Wonderful and simple
    Stacey a year ago
    The meatballs were good. The recipe was easy to follow and made a good amount. For me, this recipe didn’t contain the flavors I remember Swedish meatballs having.
    Ridge Carpenter a year ago
    Wow, The lingonberry added a whole new flavor I have never tasted before! We had the meatballs served on top of mashed potatoes. Saving this recipe for sure. So good!!
    Tony a year ago
    Excellent. Isubstituted with buttermilk and sourdough bread for extra zing.
    sue nelson a year ago
    Just doesn’t taste right to me
    Weinert a year ago
    Unbelievably delicious! I made with ground venison and as someone who doesn’t like venison- this recipe made me love it! I used red onion, didn’t add any of the berry sauce, and I substituted the nutmeg and cardamom with onion salt and garlic powder. Turned out terrific! I seriously can’t give this recipe enough stars!!!
    cheryl bodnar 2 years ago
    Very nice I enjoyed the cardamom flavor
    Glatzy 2 years ago
    Tasty! Made as per the recipe and took to an AFL grand final party and they all went in quick time!
    Ioan D. 2 years ago
    I use this to impress my friends all the time.
    Panda 2 years ago
    I omitted the cardemom and used a combo of beef, pork and veal. These were so good! Using bread soaked in milk instead of breadcrumbs made all the difference in the world!
    Collins 2 years ago
    Excellent. No additional words needed.
    Kevin Forma 3 years ago
    Fairly easy, but too much cardamom and the gravy was lacking something. we are moving on to a different recipe
    Kayse Muratori 3 years ago
    My go-to recipe...I’ve made this dozens of times!
    Aurora M. 3 years ago
    It was delicious! I’ll make it again!
    Dubyk 3 years ago
    This is the recipe I have always used. Yum.
    Mariana B. 3 years ago
    amazing recipe! it became a staple in our family. thank you
    Ethan Wagner 4 years ago
    Great. I used gluten free flour and lactose free sour cream. Very tasty.
    Kelly G. 4 years ago
    They cooked up just fine. Recipe was easy enough to follow, no fancy skills needed. Turns out we just don’t really like the sauce... would make them again, but for us, would not put the sour cream in the sauce. I would leave it as a beefy gravy.
    Marsha 4 years ago
    I substituted turkey and chicken broth for the beef and pork and beef broth since one of my guests had a beef allergy. Turned out great and I received tons of compliments!
    Ez 4 years ago
    Absolutely delicious
    Jason Chance 4 years ago
    I really liked this recipe! Lots of great flavor. Seemed like one-quart was a bit too much stock, but I just added a bit more flour to resolve that issue. Thumbs up from kids and adults alike.