Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

1/2 pound ground beef

1/2 pound ground pork

1 1/2  cups milk

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon allspice

1/4 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup  oil

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup beef broth

1/4 cup cream, or milk

salt and pepper to taste

Soak crumbs in 1 cup of the milk in a mixing bowl for 15 minutes. Mix in meat. Then mix in egg, seasonings and the rest of the milk. Sauté onion in the oil. remove, drain and mix into the ground meat mixture. Measure mixture into 2 tablespoon portions onto waxed paper, then shape the portions into meatballs. Heat the oil again and add the meatballs and fry until cooked through, shaking the pan and turning the meatballs to brown uniformly on all sides. Cook in more than one batch if needed to avoid overcrowding in the pan. Remove meatballs and keep warm on a serving platter. Blend flour into the oil until well blended and then stir in broth and cook slowly, stirring constantly, until gravy in thickened. Add cream, or milk, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour  a little sauce over the meatballs and serve the rest in a bowl to accompany the meatballs and a bowl of hot buttered boiled noodles.

 

Servings: 6

Yield: 6 servings

Calories 435

 

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