Swedish meatballs are deliciously scrumptious and delectable and are prepared quickly. Read the easy recipes given here and know how to prepare Swedish meatballs.

Swedish Meatballs Recipes

Like any other Scandinavian country, Sweden also boasts of a cuisine that is traditionally simple. The dishes are prepared with all local ingredients. Although the methods of cooking most dishes is time consuming, but the end result is surely worth it. One can distinguish Swedish cuisine from that of its neighbors, Finland and Norway, as its dishes are often sweetened. Swedish meatballs, commonly known as kottbullar, represent one such Swedish recipe. They are made from beef and pork, which are first grounded and then mixed with different ingredients to form balls. They are served with gravy, boiled potatoes, lingonberry jam or even fresh pickled cucumbers (sometimes). Read through the following lines to know the recipe for preparing Swedish meatballs.
How To Prepare Swedish Meatballs
Recipe 1
  • 1 pound Beef (ground)
  • ½ pound Pork (ground)
  • ½ cup Onion (chopped)
  • ¾ cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp dried Parsley
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 2 cups Boiling Water
  • ¾ cup Sour Cream
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Lightly grease a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • Take a large bowl and mix together beef, pork, onion, bread crumbs, egg and milk.
  • Add parsley, Worcestershire sauce, 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Knead well, using your hands and form walnut-size balls.
  • Place the balls on the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Turn the balls on the other side, to brown them evenly.
  • Place a saucepan over medium heat and combine vegetable oil, flour, paprika, 1 tbsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.
  • When the contents start to sizzle, add boiling water and sour cream. Stir well until smooth and heated.
  • Pour the sauce over the meatballs and put it back for baking, for 20 minutes. Stir the sauce occasionally while baking.
Recipe 2
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 pound Beef (ground)
  • ¼ cup Dry Cream of Wheat Cereal
  • ¼ cup Onion (minced)
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can Evaporated Milk
  • 1 tbsp Parsley (chopped fresh)
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease a baking sheet lightly.
  • Whisk together egg and milk in a large bowl.
  • Add beef, cream of wheat and onion. Mix well and shape the dough into 1-inch balls.
  • Place the balls on the greased sheet.
  • Bake the balls for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove and drain the balls on paper towels, if required.
  • Grease a 2-quart casserole dish and place the meatballs in it.
  • Mix together cream of chicken soup and cream of mushroom soup in a medium bowl.
  • Add evaporated milk and stir well, until smooth.
  • Pour the soup mixture over the meatballs.
  • Bake uncovered for 4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve hot.

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