Swedish Meatballs with Cream Sauce
Swedish meatballs are cooked in a rich, roux-based, creamy gravy made with beef or bone broth and sour cream (or sometimes heavy cream) as in this case.
- 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
- ½ cup (125ml) milk
- 35 ml cream
- 1 large egg
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1/3 tsp salt
- ¼ teaspoon EACH of black pepper and ground white pepper
- ¼ tsp all spice seasoning
- ½ onion, finely chopped
- 500gr ground beef
- 250 gr ground pork
- 2 tbsp. fresh, finely chopped parsley
- 1 tbsp. butter
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1/3 cup butter
- ¼ cup plain / all purpose flour
- 1 cup beef stock
- 1 cup cream
- 2 tsp regular soy sauce
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- Salt and pepper, to season
In a large bowl, mix the breadcrumbs together with the milk, cream, egg, garlic, salt, peppers, and spice.
Allow the milk to soak into the breadcrumbs for at least 10 minutes.
Once the milk has absorbed, add in the onion, mince, and parsley. Mix well with your hands to combine.
Roll meat into meatballs.
Heat 1 tbsp of butter and 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan on medium-high heat. Fry meatballs in batches. Transfer to a warm plate and cover with foil.
Add the 1/3 cup butter to the juices in the pan to melt. Whisk in the flour until it dissolves and turns brown in color.
Pour in the stock, cream, soy sauce, and Dijon. Bring to a to simmer and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix the sauce through well to combine all of the flavours together.
Continue to simmer until thickened.
Place meatballs into the gravy in the pan and serve with mashed potato or pasta.
Amount Per Serving Calories 832Total Fat 65gSaturated Fat 33gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 26gCholesterol 273mgSodium 853mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 46g
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