Mel's Swedish Meatballs

Mel's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

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Melanie Walker


I've made this Swedish Meatball recipe for years. It's a good one for kids to help with or for new cooks. This dish is easy to make and satisfying to eat.


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35 Min
45 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 lb
  • 1 lb
    bulk pork sausage
  • 2 large
  • 2 c
    bread crumbs, dry
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil

  • 1/2 c
  • 1-2 c
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 lb
    egg noodles

How to Make Mel's Swedish Meatballs


  1. Mix hamburger, sausage, eggs, bread crumbs, and spices in a large bowl. Use a large tablespoon to portion meat mixture for meatballs.
  2. Add vegetable oil to large skillet and fry meatballs over medium heat until browned on all sides. Remove to a baking dish.
  3. Boil egg noodles until done, mix a tablespoon of butter into noodles to they don't stick together.
  4. Add flour to pan drippings, stir into oil and drippings over medium heat to brown flour. Add milk slowly into mixture to make gravy. Allow to simmer 5-10 minutes to thicken gravy. Mix in sour cream just prior to serving.
  5. Pour gravy and meatballs over buttered noodles and serve.

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About Mel's Swedish Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta Sides, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tag: Healthy

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