Cheap and Easy Swedish Meatballs Dinner

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Giovanna Luvs Disney

A complete meal that's a snap to make and easy on the wallet. If you shop at Aldi's this is for you all the ingredients can be found there, and if you don't I am giving full explanation on quantities.

Top Review by jdubb07

We just finished eating this for dinner. It was very good, although mine did not thicken up at all and I thought it had an overwhelming taste of wine (maybe it was the kind that I used?) so I think next time I make this I'll just use 1 cup of wine instead of 1 1/2. Overall, I thought it was very easy and good! Also, I got most of the ingredients at Aldi :) Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onions in olive oil on a medium high heat, let cook for about 5 minutes than add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes or until onions and translucent.
  2. Add can of mushrooms, red wine, basil and bay leaves. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Mix cold water and gravy mix per instructions on package and add to pan.
  4. Add meatballs and let simmer until gravy thickens to lightly coat the back of a spoon.
  5. Serve with plain white rice or buttered noodles.

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