Swedish Meatballs

There are so many variations of this classic. These are 100% kid approved. Serve them topped on creamy mash with a side of beans or on top of some thick noodles. Either way, they are a favourite at our place!
swedish meatballs
Ingredients

Meatball ingredients

  • 500g pork and veal mince (you can use pork or beef mince on their own too)
  • 1 large grated onion
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Sauce ingredients

  •  2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • 1/2 cup pure cream or thickened cream
Method
  • Combine all meatball ingredients except for oil. Roll into balls just smaller than a golf ball. I made 20 with my mixture.
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, turning until the outside is sealed. This will take 2-3 minutes. They will still be raw on the inside, remove them from the pan and put them on a plate.
  • Turn heat to medium, add butter to the same pan, once melted, add flour. Use a whisk to stir for 1 minute. Once you have formed a paste, add the water and stock cube. Continue whisking. Your sauce will thicken. Return meatballs to the sauce and cook 8 minutes.
  • Add cream and cook further 2 mins.
  • Serve with your favourite sides! Mash potato and steamed green beans are always welcomed at our place.

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