Reduced Fat Swedish Meatballs

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    slices bread
  • 12
  • 1 12
    lbs extra lean ground beef (93%)
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 1
    small onion, minced
  • 12
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon allspice
  • 12
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 14
    teaspoon cardamom, seed
  • Pam cooking spray
  • 3
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1
    (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed beef consomme
  • 1
    (10 1/2 ounce) can water
  • 1
    cup light cream, at room temperature
  • 1
    teaspoon dill weed
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In large bowl, combine beaten egg and milk. Add bread and allow to soak and absorb liquids. Add onion, sugar, alspice, nutmeg, salt, pepper, and cardamon seed.
  • Mix well and shape into 1" balls.
  • Place meatballs on a foil-covered baking sheet, sprayed with PAM,
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, or until brown.
  • In the meantime, prepare Sauce:.
  • In large oven-proof pan, pour can of condensed beef consomme.
  • Add water to consomme can and pour into a lidded jar, adding 3 Tbsp Cornstarch. Shake well to combine.
  • Pour into pan that contains consomme and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • When consomme mixture has thickened, remove from heat and add light cream and dill. Mix well.
  • Add cooked meatballs to sauce, and bake in 400 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with cooked noodles.
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