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Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Colleen McGuffin
Added: Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Meatballs:
1 1/2 C soft bread crumbs
1 C cream or half/half
1/2 C onion - chopped
1 T butter
3/4 lb ground round
1/2 lb ground veal
1/4 lb ground pork
1 egg
1/4 C finely chopped parsley
1 1/4 t salt
Dash pepper
Dash ginger
Dash nutmeg
2 T butter

Gravy:
2 T butter
2 T flour
1 beef bouillon cube
1 1/4 C boiling water
1/2 t instant coffee powder

Directions:
Directions:
Soak bread in cream about 5 min

Cook onion in 1 T butter until tender

Mix meats, crumb mixture, onion, egg, parsley, salt, pepper, ginger, and nutmeg. Beat 5 min on medium speed or mix by hand until well combined

Shape into 1 1/2 " balls - for easy shaping chill mixture or wet hands

Brown meatballs in 2 T butter. Remove from skillet.

Gravy:
Melt 2 T butter in skillet with pan drippings. Stir in 2 T flour, add 1 beef bouillon cube dissolved in 1 1/4 C bolling water and 1/2 t instant coffee powder. Cook and stir till gravy thickens and bubbles.

Add meatballs to gravy and cook slowly for 30 minutes

Makes 30 meatballs

Serve over hot buttered egg noodles and with vegetable

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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