Author: Simple Foodie

Swedish Meatballs


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Servings: 10

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Swedish Meatballs Recipe. No need to go to the large Swedish furniture store to enjoy these little gems. This a must have dish for any party that is easy to serve and easy to eat.


onion 1 chopped
carrot 2 chopped
celery stalk 4 chopped
butter 1/4 lb
bread flour 1 cup
beef broth 12 cups
tomato puree 1/2 cup
bay leaf 1/2
thyme 1 pinch
parsley - stems 4
cream 2 1/2 cups hot
dill weed 1 tsp
meatballs - frozen 4 lbs


  1. In a large stock pot melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onions, carrots, and celery. Saute until the onions are translucent.
  3. Add the bread flour. Stir with a wooden spoon until the flour is golden brown. Make sure the flour does not burn. If it burns start over.
  4. Gradually stir in the beef broth and tomato puree until the mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Add the bay leaf, thyme, and parsley stems. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook uncovered for 2 hours until it reduces by 1/3.
  6. Strain the sauce and return to the stock pot.
  7. Stir in the hot cream and dillweed.
  8. Add the frozen meatballs and cook over medium heat for 1/2 hour or until the meatballs have cooked through.