Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce

Swedish Meatballs with Creamy Sauce (Köttbullar med gräddsås)

 

Probably the most famous of all Swedish dishes and a big hit with the whole family! I like serving it with mashed potatoes, lingonberry jam and cucumber salad. Enjoy!

Ingredients for the Meatballs

  • A bunch of mixed fresh herbs, such as rosemary, thyme and oregano, finely chopped
  • 1lb ground pork
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 5-6 ounces of dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions for the Meatballs

1. Put the herbs along with the pork, beef, eggs, milk, breadcrumbs, and spices in a big bowl.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce
2. Mix it all well with your hands and roll into small balls. Place on a greased baking sheet. Let them get a bit firmer by placing them in the fridge for about an hour.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce
3. Remove from fridge and fry in a pan until golden brown.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce

Ingredients for the Creamy Sauce

  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 6 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 teaspoon of soy sauce
  • Ground black pepper and dried rosemary

Instructions for the Creamy Sauce

1. Whisk beef stock, heavy cream, flour, soy sauce, black pepper, and rosemary in a large saucepan until smooth.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce
2. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened, about 10 minutes.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce
3. Serve with the meatballs, mashed potatoes, lingonberry and veggies of your choice.
Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce

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