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Sue Lau's Note:
Goes great over cooked noodles although you could easily serve these alone as an appetizer. Enjoy!
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- 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
- 2 cups potatoes, peeled, cooked, and mashed
- 1 small grated onion
- 1/4 cup chopped peeled cooked beets
- 2 tablespoons chopped dill pickles
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons salt (to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper (to taste)
- 4 tablespoons butter or 4 tablespoons margarine
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- hot cooked noodles
- 1Mix ground beef lightly with mashed potatoes, onion, beets, dill pickles, eggs, 1 tsp salt, and pepper until well blended.
- 2Shape into 36 meatballs, then flatten each slightly.
- 3Brown, a few at a time, in butter or margarine, in a large frying pan, adding butter or margarine as needed.
- 4When cooked through, remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
- 5Blend flour and remaining tsp of salt into dripping in pan (add more black pepper if you like); stir in the beef broth, milk, nutmeg, and Worcestershire sauce.
- 6Cook, stirring constantly, until the gravy thickens.
- 7Place the meatballs in the gravy and simmer 10-15 minutes on low.
- 8Serve over hot cooked noodles.
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Nutritional Facts for Swedish Meatballs
Serving Size: 1 (298 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 638.9
- Calories from Fat 379
- Total Fat 42.1 g
- Saturated Fat 19.4 g
- Cholesterol 260.6 mg
- Sodium 1644.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 23.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
- Sugars 2.6 g
- Protein 39.8 g