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Swedish Meatballs with Ground Beef and Pork

User Rating 3 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Swedish Meatballs with Ground Beef and Pork
Swedish meatballs are made with ground beef and pork, butter, cream, bread crumbs, and other ingredients.


  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup fine, dry bread crumbs, plain
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


Directions for Swedish meatballs.
Beat egg; add 1/3 cup milk and bread crumbs.
In a heavy skillet, brown onions in 2 tablespoons butter. Combine crumb mixture with cooked onion, salt, black pepper, ground beef, and ground pork. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Brown in skillet on all sides. Add water, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Transfer meatballs to a bowl with slotted spoon and pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the grease. Stir in 2 tablespoons of flour. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups of milk and 1/2 cup heavy cream, stirring constantly. When well blended, add meatballs back to skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer Swedish meatballs for 20 minutes. Swedish Meatballs, Serves 6.

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User Reviews

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 1 out of 5
, Member kalebsmomme

Sorry, but this recipe has to be one of the worst. Following the meatball recipe made the meatballs into mush- they couldn't hold their shape and had little flavor. The gravy was just cream with zero flavor. I actually had to throw it out after I had some, and not even serve it to my husband. Sorry, it was just an awful flavorless mess.

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