Heart Healthy Swedish Meatballs

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Recipe by Bec6206

The secret to making Swedish meat balls is: good meat- finely ground, finely chopped onion and thorough mixing of ingredients. From "Cooking a la Heart"- Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes from the Mankato Heart Health Program, 1988.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a covered saucepan, heat onion with water until onion pieces are soft.
  2. Mix onion, beef, pork, allspice, cloves, salt and bread crumbs thoroughly.
  3. Form into 30 medium balls.
  4. In skillet (or in oven at 350 degrees), brown meat balls.
  5. Remove balls to casserole dish.
  6. Make gravy by mixing together flour, milk, bouillon granules and drippings in the same skillet.
  7. Cook until thickened.
  8. Pour gravy over meat balls.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees or simmer until ready.

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