Swedish Meatballs Recipe
Recipe for Swedish Meatballs. Juicy and tender meatballs with a rich gravy sauce. Serve the meatballs over mashed potatoes, pure comfort food. This recipe makes 24 meatballs.
For the Swedish Meatballs:
- 1 lb lean ground beef , (10%-15% fat)
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1 small onion, grated on star side of box grater
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 large egg
- 1/3 cup panko crumbs
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp ground black pepper
- ¼ tsp ground allspice
- ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
- 2 Tbsp olive oil, (cooking oil), or as needed
For the Gravy Sauce:
How to Make Meatballs:
In a bowl combine the panko crumbs with milk. Add remaining ingredients for the meatballs and mix well. Shape into 24 meatballs.
Add 2 Tbsp oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, cook meatballs in 2 batches until golden brown and cooked through (6-7 minutes), turning as needed. Add more oil as needed. Remove from the skillet and cover to keep warm.
How to Make Gravy Sauce:
In the same skillet, melt the butter. Quickly whisk in the flour and cook until golden.
Stir in the broth, heavy whipping cream, Dijon and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook it thickens.
Add back the meatballs and toss in the gravy sauce. Cook until meatballs are heated through.