Swedish Meatballs

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 369


4 tablespoons butter or margarine
8 tablespoons onions finely chopped
2 potatoes large, boiled and mashed (about 2 cups)
6 tablespoons bread crumbs fine dry
2 pounds ground beef
2/3 cup cream
2 eggs
2 tablespoons parsley finely chopped fresh (optional)
2 teaspoons salt
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cups half and half or heavy cream


In small skillet, melt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine, add onion and sauté until transparent. In large bowl, combine onion, mashed potatoes, bread crumbs, meat, 2/3 cup heavy cream, eggs, parsley and salt. Knead vigorously with both hands until well blended and mixture is smooth and fluffy. Shape into small balls about 1-inch in diameter. Arrange meatballs in a baking dish or on a flat tray, cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

On high heat, melt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine and 4 tablespoons vegetable oil in a heavy skillet. Reduce heat and add meatballs fry on all sides by shaking pan. Remove meatballs pour off grease. Stir in flour and brown slightly. Add 1 1/2 cups half-and-half or heavy cream and cook, stirring until sauce thickens. Return meatballs to skillet and heat well.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 369
Calories from Fat: 216

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