Mom's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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Marybeth Mank

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@gr8chefmb

This recipe calls for consomme which has a stronger flavor than regular beef broth. If you cannot find consomme, beef broth may be substituted. It will still taste great. Mom's original recipe calls for dried parsley, too. Occasionally, when I make this recipe, I add a pinch of rubbed sage.

I believe Mom may have gotten this recipe out of her original copy of the big red plaid cookbook from Better Homes & Gardens, but I cannot remember. This is my all-time favorite recipe from her. It really is a simple recipe but the taste cannot be beat.

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This is a fabulous classic way to make Swedish meatballs with fresh ingredients. Making a roux with the meat drippings creates a wonderfully rich gravy. We loved the addition of consomme. It really packed in a lot of flavor. The meatballs are seasoned perfectly and cook down into the gravy. Pouring the meatballs and gravy over buttered noodles is heavenly. These Swedish meatballs are terrific on their own or served up with a crisp salad and warm bread. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 67 votes

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Serves:
4-6 [Depends on how hungry you are! There are usually NOT any leftovers. Can double or triple]
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • MEATBALLS

  • 3 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    white onion, diced
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
    seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tsp
    coarse ground salt
  • 1 tsp
    coarse ground pepper
  • GRAVY

  • 4 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 can(s)
    beef consomme (10.5 oz each)
  • 1 Tbsp
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    coarse ground salt
  • 1 tsp
    coarse ground pepper
  • SERVING/PLATING

  • 12 oz
    medium egg noodles, cooked according to directions
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley

How to Make Mom's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

About Mom's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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