Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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Swedish Meatballs

Pam Stutsman

By
@pls57

This recipe has been in our family for over 100 years. For as long as I can remember it's been a staple for Christmas Dinner. It takes a while to make, but well worth the wait and it's better when made a day ahead.

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Ingredients

SAUCE

1 1/2 c
ketchup
1 1/2 c
water
4 Tbsp
vinegar
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
onion, chopped
3 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
yellow mustard
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
tabasco sauce

MEATBALLS

1 1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1 1/2 c
italian style bread crumbs
1 3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
accent
1 3/4 tsp
onion powder
1 Tbsp
horseradish
2
eggs
1/8 tsp
tabasco sauce

Step-By-Step

1In a large sauce or slow cooker, combine all the sauce ingredients. Let simmer while preparing meatballs.
2Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Set out a broiler pan with a rack.
3In a large bowl, mix the beef and bread crumbs by hand until well blended. In a small bowl combine the remaining meatball ingredients and pour over beef mixture. Mix by hand until well blended. If mixture seems to dry, add another egg and mix well.
4Roll meat mixture into 3/4 to 1 inch balls and place on broiler rack. Bake each batch of meatballs 12-15 minutes. Carefully add the cooked meeatballs to the sauce. When all the meatballs are in the sauce simmer for 2-3 hours, stirring frequently.
5Let suacepan or crock pot cool and refrigerate over night. Reheat 3-4 hours before serving. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers