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Saucy Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Saucy Swedish Meatballs, by , is from The Delany Girls' Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Love
Added: Friday, April 18, 2008


1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 slices bread, torn
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 large egg
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
2 tsp. vegetable oil
1 (14 1/2 oz.) can chicken broth
1/4 cup heavy cream

Melt 1 tbsp. butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.

Process bread to fine crumbs in blender or food processor. Add to onion in bow. with ground beef, egg, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix with your hands until blended. Shpae into 1 1/2 inch balls.

Melt 1 tsp. butter and 1 tsp. vegetable oil in skillet over medium heat. Cook half of the meatballs until brown on all side, about 10 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside. Repeat with other half of meatballs.

Add flour to same skillet and cook one minute, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and cream.

Heath to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer five minutes.

Return meatballs to skillet, stirring gently to coat. Serve alone or with rice or buttered noodles.

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Number Of Servings:
6 servings




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