True Old fashioned Swedish Meatballs

1
Megan Wood

By
@meggey1979

This is my Nanny's hand down family recipe. Her Father was from Sweden. This recipe has been in my family for years.

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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MEATBALLS

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
yellow onion
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley
1
egg
1/8 tsp
pepper
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
3/4 c
bread crumbs (plain flavor)
1/4 c
salted butter

GRAVY

1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
paprika
1/8 tsp
pepper
2 c
boiling water
3/4 c
sweet cream or heavy whipping cream
1
beef boullion cube

How to Make True Old fashioned Swedish Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine all ingredients EXCEPT BUTTER for meatballs and make into tiny meatballs
  • 2Brown meatballs in butter
  • 3While meatballs are cooking, combine all ingredients for gravy on medium heat
  • 4Combine the meatballs and the sauce, simmer on low for 40 minutes
  • 5Serve as an appetizer or over egg noodles for a main entree.

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About True Old fashioned Swedish Meatballs

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Swedish
Hashtag: #swedish




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