Norwegian Meal Balls (karbonader) Recipe

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Norwegian Meal Balls (Karbonader)

Peg Doolin

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@pegvt

My mother used to make this. It was a family favorite. Serve the meatballs with broth over egg noodles.


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Serves:
4-5 servings
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
fine, dry bread crumbs
1 c
milk
1 lb
ground beef
1
egg, beaten
3 Tbsp
grated onion
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
msg (monosodium glutamate)
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/8 tsp
pepper
1/2 can(s)
beef broth
1 large
onion
7 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Put bread crumbs in large bowl. Pour milk over bread crumbs. Stir until blended.

2Add beef, egg, grated onion, salt, msg, nutmeg and pepper to bread crumb mixture. Mix lightly until thoroughly blended. Shape into small patties 2 1/2 inch diameter and 1/4 inch thick.

3Heat 3 tbsp butter in large skillet with lid. Add patties to skillet, cook over medium heat until well browned. Turn and brown second side. Cover and set aside to keep warm.

4Clean and slice onion thinly. Heat 2 tbsp butter in small skillet. Add onion and cook over medium head until lightly browned. Remove onion and set aside. Drain fat from skillet. Add 1 tbsp sugar. Stirring constantly with back of wooden spoon, head until sugar is melted. Add meat broth gradually, then 2 tbsp butter. Stir until blended.

5Pour broth over meatballs. Cover meat with onion slices. Cover skillet and simmer 10 minutes. Serve over egg noodles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European