Swedish Meatballs Recipe


Classic Swedish meatballs made from a mixture of beef and pork, flavored with nutmeg and cardamom and served with a rich beef and sour cream gravy.

What you will need

2 Tbsp butter

1 large yellow or white onion, peeled, grated (use the large holes of a box cheese grater)

2/3 cup milk

4-5 slices of bread, crusts removed, bread cut into pieces

2 eggs

1 pound ground pork

1 1/2 pounds ground beef

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

2 teaspoons black pepper

6 Tbsp butter

1/3 cup flour

1 quart beef stock

1/2 to 3/4 cup sour cream


2 to 4 Tbsp of Lingonberry, red currant, raspberry or cranberry jelly, less or more to taste (optional)


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