Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

When my husband and I first met, his great aunt had made these for us on a visit. These were so wonderful I asked her for the recipe. She is of Swedish descent and a wonderful cook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients together in mixing bowl, mix well.
  2. Form meat mixture into walnut size balls.
  3. Place meatballs in greased 9 X 13 pan.
  4. Cut up celery and onion over the top of the meatballs.
  5. Combine soup and water and pour over all.
  6. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.


Most Helpful

I made this for a visit from my brother and his grown son and they really enjoyed them. I made one adaption. I used my food processor and chopped the celery and onions into the meat mixture. Then I added the rice by hand. It was very easy preparation. It is kind of like cabbage rolls without the cabbage. I served with perogies and vegetables. I really enjoyed the leftovers, too. I will definitely make again.

Meg G October 25, 2002

Excellent recipe! Made it just as stated. My husband loved it. Used 93% lean beef, basmati rice and campbell's tomato soup. Couldn't have been easier. My thanks to the mother-in-law.

margaret700 October 03, 2012

These were very good ! I added my finley diced celery, and onion to the meat mix and used 1 cup brown Minute Rice instead of the par boiled white rice. This is a great "warm up the house" winter recipe !! Served with recipe#85629. A perfect pairing !!

Theresa P December 30, 2008

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