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Swedish Meatballs
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Swedish Meatballs

These Swedish Meatballs are my families favorite recipe. They're packed full of flavor and smothered in a creamy beef sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dinner
Author: Jill


Meatball Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 small sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ cup panko crumbs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • tsp ground allspice
  • tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided

Gravy Sauce Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste


Meatball Directions

  • In a bowl combine all the meatball ingredients and mix well. Shape into 24 meatballs.
  • Add 1 Tbsp oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, cook meatballs in 2 batches until golden brown and cooked through (6-7 minutes), turning as needed. Add more oil as needed. Remove from the skillet and cover with a towel or foil to keep warm.

Sauce Directions

  • In the same skillet, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and cook until golden.. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook it thickens, about 2 minutes. Add in sour cream and salt/pepper to taste.
  • Add back the meatballs and toss in the gravy sauce. Cook until meatballs are heated through.