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Norwegian Meatballs Recipe

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Carol Mitchell


1 c. bread crumbs
c. light cream
c. strong coffee

2 eggs slightly beaten
1 medium onion finely chopped
c. finely chopped parsley
1 tsp nutmeg
tsp black pepper

lb. ground pork
1 lb. ground beef

c. flour
1 c. beef broth
1c. strong coffee
1 tsp. nutmeg

Combine the first 3 ingredients until the crumbs are moist.
Add the eggs, parsley, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.
Add the pork and beef and chill for 2 hours.
Then shape the mixture into 1 inch balls, place on parchment paper on a cookie sheet and cook in a preheated 375 F oven until cooked.
Chill and store.
Prepare the sauce by mixing the butter, flour, broth, coffee, nutmeg, and salt and cooking in a saucepan until the sauce is thick.

The meatballs and sauce can be frozen up to 3 months.

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2 hours
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The Norwegian name for meatballs is Kjottbakler




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