Norwegian Meatballs

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by KCShell

This was translated from braille from my mom's recipe collection (after she passed away). She loved Norwegian meatballs! My grandmother was Norwegian and my grandfather was Swedish, so there was a real blending of cultures. She called these Norwegian meatballs, but maybe they are Swedish? Who's to say?!

Top Review by classylady

I tried these and they are SOOOO Good!! Very authentic and my husband is Swedish. They are now a family favorite. Our two sons gobbled them up. I make them every week, now. Yumm.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ground beef, ground pork, bread crumbs, milk, egg and spices; mix well.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  3. Heat 1 tbs butter in pan.
  4. Place meat balls in pan and cook, turning as necessary to completely cook meat balls.
  5. When meatballs are done, take them out of the pan and place them on a plate.
  6. Mix flour, sugar, salt and pepper together.
  7. To remaining drippings in pan, add flour mixture, stir with whisk.
  8. Add water to make a gravy.
  9. Slowly add 1 cup cream, stirring constantly.
  10. Stir until thick.
  11. Do not boil.
  12. Add meatballs to gravy and keep heat low.
  13. Allow flavors to blend.
  14. I would personally serve them with rice as a main course, but I don't think that would be traditional.
  15. I think my mom used them as appetizers- to go with a smorgasbord.

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