Swedish meatballs

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
600 g ground beef
bread roll
egg
onion
300 ml beef stock
100 ml milk
60 ml heavy cream
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
1 tsp allspice (ground)
2 tsp soy sauce
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
lingonberry jam to serve
mashed potatoes to serve
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • large bowl
  • small frying pan
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • plate
  • refrigerator
  • large frying pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
572
Protein
38 g
Fat
38 g
Carb
21 g
  • Step 1/8

    Tear bread roll into small pieces and soak in milk for approx. 5 – 7 min. until soft.
    • bread roll
    • 100 ml milk
    • large bowl

    Tear bread roll into small pieces and soak in milk for approx. 5 – 7 min. until soft.

  • Step 2/8

    In the meantime, finely chop onion and sauté in a small frying pan with some vegetable oil until translucent.
    • onion
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • small frying pan
    • cooking spoon
    • cutting board
    • knife

    In the meantime, finely chop onion and sauté in a small frying pan with some vegetable oil until translucent.

  • Step 3/8

    Add sautéed onion, ground beef, egg, allspice, salt, and pepper to the bowl with the soaked bun and mix well until just combined.
    • 600 g ground beef
    • egg
    • 1 tsp allspice
    • salt
    • pepper
    • cooking spoon

    Add sautéed onion, ground beef, egg, allspice, salt, and pepper to the bowl with the soaked bun and mix well until just combined.

  • Step 4/8

    Form beef mixture into balls (approx. 3 cm), place on a plate, cover, and cool for approx. 20 – 30 min.
    • plate
    • refrigerator

    Form beef mixture into balls (approx. 3 cm), place on a plate, cover, and cool for approx. 20 – 30 min.

  • Step 5/8

    Melt butter in a large frying pan and brown meatballs from all sides for approx. 15 – 20 min. over medium heat. Make sure that the pan is not overcrowded. Remove cooked meatballs from the pan and set aside.
    • 1 tbsp butter
    • large frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    Melt butter in a large frying pan and brown meatballs from all sides for approx. 15 – 20 min. over medium heat. Make sure that the pan is not overcrowded. Remove cooked meatballs from the pan and set aside.

  • Step 6/8

    For the sauce, sauté flour in the remaining cooking oil and fill up with beef stock while stirring constantly.
    • 1 tbsp flour
    • 300 ml beef stock

    For the sauce, sauté flour in the remaining cooking oil and fill up with beef stock while stirring constantly.

  • Step 7/8

    Then, stir in heavy cream. Bring sauce to a simmer for approx. 5 – 7 min. until thickened.
    • 60 ml heavy cream

    Then, stir in heavy cream. Bring sauce to a simmer for approx. 5 – 7 min. until thickened.

  • Step 8/8

    To finish, season with soy sauce and pepper. Return meatballs to the pan, toss in sauce, and serve with lingonberry jam and mashed potatoes.
    • 2 tsp soy sauce
    • pepper
    • lingonberry jam to serve
    • mashed potatoes to serve

    To finish, season with soy sauce and pepper. Return meatballs to the pan, toss in sauce, and serve with lingonberry jam and mashed potatoes.