Ikea Swedish Meatballs

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by anglgrl0077

These meatballs are delicious-if you ever go shopping at an Ikea, you must stop at their restaurant and try these.

Top Review by bigbirdhouse

I was making this for a crowd so I used 1.5 lbs. ground beef and 1 lb. ground pork. I doubled everything else and the consistency was fine. The meatballs were difficult to roll by hand but dropping them in the pan using a cookie dough scoop worked great! Very, very delicious!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 23 lb lean ground beef
  • 13 lb ground lean pork
  • 12 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 14 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 1 (10 ounce) can beef gravy
  • 12 cup 10% cream


  1. Saute onions in first tablespoon of oil until translucent. Set aside and let cool.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs and milk, let soak for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine onions, breadcrumbs, milk egg, meat and seasonings. Mix thoroughly. Form tablespoon of the meat mixture into balls.
  4. Over medium heat, fry meatballs in second tablespoon of oil until brown on all sides.
  5. In a small saucepan, combine gravy and cream; heat through but do not boil.
  6. Serve meatballs with gravy, boiled potatoes and lingonberry preserves.

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