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Swedish Meat Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Monday, June 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 medium onions, chopped
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1-1/2 pounds ground lean beef
3 slices fresh bread
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup beef bouillon
1/2 cup milk or cream
2 tablespoons sherry (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Saute onions in butter until golden brown. Soak bread in milk. Combine meat with fried onions, soaked bread, eggs, salt and pepper. Roll into one-inch balls and fry in butter or olive oil until evenly brown. Shake pan often to keep balls round. Remove meat balls, add flour to fat and blend. Add bouillon and milk, cook and stir until sauce is smooth and thickened. Add sherry and correct seasoning if necessary. Add meatballs, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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