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Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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2 slices bread
c. water
1 lb. ground chuck
lb. pork sausage
2 beaten eggs
1 medium onion, grated or finely chopped
1 tsp. salt
tsp. pepper
tsp. nutmeg

2-3 tbsp. flour
1 beef bouillon cube per 1 c. water

Soak bread in water. Combine chuck, pork, eggs, and onion. Wring water out of bread and add to meat mixture with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Shape into 1 inch balls and brown on stove top. Remove meatballs from pan. Put flour in the pan with the grease drippings and scraps and stir to make a roux. Add 1 beef bouillon cube for each cup of water added to make desired amount of gravy. Put meatballs in casserole, pour gravy over and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.




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