How to make Swedish Meatballs. Homemade Ikea Meatballs

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How to make Swedish Meatballs.

Swedish Meatballs is on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

Well-known Swedish meatballs in white sauce are served with boiled potatoes, pickles, and lingonberry jam. And don’t be confused by lingonberry jam for meat, taste once and see it is very delicious. Just 25 minutes for cooking and here you are serving the dish to a table.

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How to make Swedish Meatballs.
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Swedish Meatballs - Ikea Meatballs

Rating: 5.0/5
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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


For meatballs:

  • ground beef – 32 oz /900 g
  • bread crumbs – 2,5 oz /70 g
  • chopped parsley – 2 tbsp
  • eggs – 1
  • ground allspice – ½ tsp
  • ground nutmeg – ½ tsp
  • red or bulb onion – 2 oz /50 g
  • garlic powder – 1 tsp
  • ground black pepper – ½ tsp
  • salt – 1 tsp
  • vegetable oil – 2 tbsp

For sauce:

  • butter – 30 g
  • wheat flour – 5 tbsp
  • beef broth – 3 cups /700 ml
  • 23-30% cream – ½ cup /100 ml
  • dijon mustard – 2 tsp
  • salt – to taste
  • black pepper – to taste

You will need:

  • pan
  • bowl
  • meat grinder
  • carving board


  1. Add the bread crumbs, chopped parsley and onion, ground allspice and black pepper, nutmeg, garlic powder, salt, and an egg into the minced meat. Mix well.
  2. Roll the minced meat into balls of walnut size.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of vegetable oil in the pan and fry meatballs from each side over medium heat until readiness for about 15 minutes.
  4. Layout the meatballs into the bowl.
  5. Heat the pan, add the flour and fry over low heat until golden brown.
  6. Pour in gradually the broth stirring constantly and add then the cream, mustard, salt, and pepper to taste. Boil over low heat until the light thickness of the sauce.
  7. Add the meatballs into the pan and stew them in the sauce for 3 minutes over low heat, sprinkle with the chopped parsley.
  8. Serve Swedish meatballs with boiled potato, pickles, and lingonberry or vegetables.
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1 comment

Julia October 6, 2021 - 21

Better to use 50% pork mince & 50% beef.


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