Best Swedish Meatball Recipe

You don’t have to go all the way to Sweden for a taste of some good hearty meatballs. We’ve got the perfect Swedish meatballs recipe that allows you to replicate your favourite tastes from the comfort of your own home. Trust us, this recipe will make you think twice next time about eating in the Ikea canteen. If you’re looking for the perfect recipe for Swedish meatballs, look no further.  

best Swedish meatballs

Best Swedish meatballs recipe

We all love food that can transport us to another time and another place. Food that resonates with us for all the right reasons and evokes cherished childhood memories. School dinners get a bad rap, but often these are wholesome meals that in reality are the best comfort meals. So, forget about the lumpy custard and overdone mushy veg that haunt your memories. Instead think of the meals that warmed your heart, that transport you. Food like good hearty Swedish meatballs! If you’re looking for a weeknight meal to take you back, we have the best Swedish meatballs recipe just for you.

swedish meatballs

The perfect Swedish meatballs are tender and smothered in a deliciously creamy sauce. This recipe adds a sweet kick to the classic by incorporating Worcestershire sauce that your family and friends will love. They’re also pretty versatile, so you can mix it up and experiment with different spices, sauces and flavours.

swedish meatballs

Not only is this meal delicious and fulfilling, it’s also quick and easy, making it ideal for busy weeknights. It takes just 30 minutes to fill your family with this delicious dish, so it can quickly become a firm family favourite. Plus, you can use it to entertain the kids. They’ll love rolling their sleeves up and rolling the meatball mixture into its round meatball shape. So, it’s a great recipe for the whole family to enjoy.

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Best Swedish Meatball Recipe
Recipe adapted from therecipecritic.com
swedish meatballs
Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
swedish meatballs
Instructions
  1. In a medium sized bowl combine ground beef, panko, parsley, allspice, nutmeg, onion, garlic powder, pepper, salt and egg. Mix until combined.
  2. Roll into 12 large meatballs or 20 small meatballs.
  3. In a large skillet heat olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter
  4. Add the meatballs and cook turning continuously until brown on each side and cooked throughout. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil.
  5. Add 4 tablespoons butter and flour to skillet and whisk until it turns brown. Slowly stir in beef broth and heavy cream.
  6. Add worchestershire sauce and dijon mustard and bring to a simmer until sauce starts to thicken. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add the meatballs back to the skillet and simmer for another 1-2 minutes. Serve over egg noodles or rice.
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