Swedish Beef & Pork Meatballs With Creamy Brown Gravy Recipe

Swedish beef and pork meatballs is an old-time favorite dish for lunch or dinner. Meatballs have different variations of cooking from frying and baking to steaming and braising. Aside from the tenderness of its meat, the creamy gravy adds to its flavorful taste. This can be served with mashed potatoes and fresh tomatoes or cucumbers.

Ingredients:

For the meatballs:
• 1 lb ground chuck
• 1 lb ground pork
• 2 large eggs
• 2 tbsp butter
• 1 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
• 1/2 yellow onion (finely chopped)
• 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
• 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
• 1/3 cup plain bread crumbs
• 1/4 cup milk
• Pinch of cayenne

For the sauce:
• 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
• 3 1/4 cups beef broth
• 2 tbsp butter
• 1/2 cup heavy cream
• 1/2 teaspoon sugar
• 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
• Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 2 hours. Serves 6-8.

For the meatballs:
Set a large skillet over medium heat.
Melt butter.
Saute onion for 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.
Sprinkle salt.
Transfer to a large bowl.
Add milk, eggs, and bread crumbs.
Mix well.
Season with black pepper, nutmeg, allspice, and cayenne pepper.
Stir well.
Toss ground beef and pork, then mix well to combine.
Cover with clear, plastic wrap and put in the fridge for an hour.

For the sauce:
Set a large skillet over medium heat.
Melt butter.
Add flour and whisk the mixture for 4 minutes or until browned.
Pour beef broth and increase to medium-high heat.
Add cream, whisk, and let it simmer.
Season with salt, black pepper, sugar, and Worcestershire sauce.
Let it simmer for 6 minutes or until it thickens.
Remove from heat.
Set aside.

Preheat oven to 425 F.
Prepare a baking sheet and line with aluminum foil.
Coat lightly with cooking spray.
Scoop from the meatball mixture and create rolls.
Place on the baking sheet.
Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer meatballs to the sauce mixture.
Cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

Swedish Beef & Pork Meatballs With Creamy Brown Gravy
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55MIeoPaBC4

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