Very Tasty Swedish Meatballs

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

THIS IS A FABULOUS APPETIZER SERVED ALONE OR A MAIN COURSE SERVED OVER NOODLES. EITHER WAY IT IS REALLY GOOD!!! WE ALWAYS HAVE THEM FOR HOLIDAY SPREADS.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. MELT 1 TBS BUTTER IN SKILLET AND SAUTE ONION OVER LOW HEAT UNTIL SOFTENED.
  2. IN A LARGE BOWL, MIX BREAD CRUMBS GROUND BEEF AND ONIONS.
  3. ADD EGGS,SALT,PEPPER,NUTMEG,AND PAPRIKA.
  4. MIX THOROUGHLY UNTIL WELL BLENDED.
  5. SHAPE THE MEAT INTO SMALL BALLS, DUSTING HANDS WITH FLOUR FREQUENTLY WHILE SHAPING BALLS.
  6. MELT REMAINING 3 TBS BUTTER IN LARGE SKILLET OVER MEDIUM HEAT.
  7. ADD MEAT BALLS AND FRY UNTIL EVENLY BROWNED ON ALL SIDES.
  8. REMOVE BALLS FROM PAN,STIR IN 3 TBS OF FLOUR AND STIR WELL UNTIL BLENDED.
  9. ADD BEEF BROTH AND A BIT OF PEPPER.
  10. COOK, STIRRING CONSTANTLY UNTIL THICKENED.
  11. REDUCE HEAT TO LOW AND COOK ABOUT 5 MINUTES TO GET RID OF THE RAW FLOUR TASTE.
  12. STIR IN SOUR CREAM AT LITTLE AT A TIME, STIR THOROUGHLY UNTIL BLENDED WELL AFTER EACH ADDITION.
  13. RETURN MEAT BALLS TO PAN COVER PAN AND SIMMER FOR 5-10 MINUTES.
  14. SEASON TO TASTE AND SERVE IMMEDIATELY.

Reviews

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I would not use this recipe again. First of all, does the milk go into the meatballs themselves or the "gravy?" The recipe doesn't specify. I added it to the meatballs, but the gravy was very dry and tasted like sour cream. I had to use a bit extra butter to get it to even the slightest consistency of gravy.

Sandra Muzquiz October 03, 2005

Maybe I made a mistake in using 93% lean ground beef. There was very little sauce, I had to add a can of Cream of Mushroom soup.

gmeyers1944 October 25, 2006

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