Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is from my Seaward Inn Cookbook. My husband loves it so much that I am putting it on-line to reference while travelling. I serve it with egg noodles. The Seaward Inn is a lovely place in Rockport, MA, that we visited each summer while the Campbell family owned it. Great food and ambience!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak bread in milk.
  2. Add the following to soaked bread:.
  3. - Eggs, slightly beaten.
  4. - Ground beef.
  5. - Onion.
  6. - Sugar.
  7. - Spices (except dill weed).
  8. Shape into 1" balls. Brown on all sides in skillet (or bake in 400 degree oven for 20 min.).
  9. Remove meatballs to 2 quart casserole.
  10. In skillet, or saucepan:.
  11. Add 5 Tbsp flour (or cornstarch) to meat drippings, then add 1 can Consomme and 1 can water.
  12. Note: Shake with 1 soup can of water with flour (or cornstarch) if meatballs were baked. Then add to Consomme.
  13. Cook, stirring gravy until thick and smooth.
  14. Add 1 cup light cream and 1 tsp dillweed, and stir until blended.
  15. Add to meatballs.
  16. Bake, covered for 30 minutes at 400 degrees.
Most Helpful

Nice mild-flavored meatball. I baked them and they came out juicy and tender. Served with egg noodles as a nice Sunday dinner. Made for Spring PAC 2014.

AZPARZYCH April 28, 2014

Genuine Swedish flavor, and the little surprise in each meatball is cardamom. I think some fruit, say lingonberries, in the gravy would be an added treat, but frankly, these meatballs don't need improving. Thoroughly enjoyed. Made for PAC.

Lavender Lynn April 20, 2012