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Swedish Meatballs
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Cocktail sized meatballs flavored with onion, nutmeg, and cardamom.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 36 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 77.1
Total Carbs 1.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
Sugars 0.6 g
Total Fat 4.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 7.9 mg
Protein 6.3 g
Sodium 212.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)
1 each  eggs
0 1/2 cup  whole milk
3 tbsp  olive oil
0 1/2 tsp  ground cardamom
1 1/2 cup  whole wheat bread crumbs
0 1/2 cup  fresh chopped onion
1 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  ground nutmeg

6 tbsp  unsalted butter
0 1/4 cup  whole wheat flour
32 oz  beef broth
0 1/2 cup  sour cream
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine thoroughly beef, bread crumbs, onion, salt, nutmeg, cardamom, 1/2 cup milk, and egg.
  2. Form into 36 small meatballs.
  3. In large skillet, heat olive oil to medium. Add meatballs. Brown on all sides, cook until meat is no longer pink on inside. Remove from skillet, set aside.
  1. After meatballs are cooked. Return hot skillet to stovetop. Melt butter.
  2. Add flour and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. A thick paste will form.
  3. Add broth and stir gently until all flour is incorporated. Bring to boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cook until sauce thickens, stirring frequently.
  4. Add sour cream. Stir until well combined and sour cream is heated.
  5. Add reserved meatballs and allow meatballs to reheat. Stir to coat.
  6. Transfer to serving dish.

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