Kottbullar (Swedish Meatballs)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Posted for ZWT6 for the Scandinavia leg of tour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine onion, egg, mustard and meat. Mix together, season with salt and pepper. If too liquid, add breadcrumbs until a ball will hold together.
  2. Roll into 1 inch meatballs and roll in breadcrumbs. Let rest 5 minutes.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet and fry meatballs at medium temperature until lightly brown. Remove meatballs and reserve.
  4. Add cream to skillet. Add pepper to taste and enough chicken stock to make a a nice creamy gravy. Add meatballs and cook until heated through.
  5. Serve meatballs and the cream sauce together with mashed or boiled potatoes.
Most Helpful

Very nice meatballs. Made enough for a 30 people. Easy peasy lemon squeezy!

saucymonk October 01, 2013

This recipe is so easy in that I prepared the meatballs the day b/f and threw together the gravy w/potatoes just b/f serving. Did this all in my castiron skillet. What a great week-night meal.
I should add that I used evaporated milk in place of the cream.
Made for Scandanavian Tag in KK's forum.

CoffeeB October 06, 2010

This was a very easy and tasty recipe that I will be making again. These are also very nice reheated so prefect for lunches. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

queenbeatrice October 04, 2010