Swedish Meatballs

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"good basic hamburger mix as well as stand alone dinner. no need for the nutmeg and allspice those are a traditional menu. danes tend to leave them out as the taste is up to those that enjoy them"

- erikandreassen

Ingredients

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1 ts Sugar
1/4 lb Pork, ground
1 c Water
1 c Half-and-half
1 lb Beef, ground
1/2 c milk
4 tb Margarine; divided
1/2 c Breadcrumbs, soft
1/2 ts Nutmeg, ground
1/4 ts Allspice, ground
2 ts Sugar
1 Egg; beaten
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1/4 ts Pepper
6 tb Onion; chopped
1 1/4 ts Salt
3 tb Flour, all-purpose
1/2 ts Salt

Original recipe makes 40

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Preparation

Saute onion until tender in 2 tablespoons margarine; drainon paper towels. Combine onion, beef, pork, breadcrumbs, milk, and egg, mixing well. Add sugar, salt, nutmeg, and allspice, mixing well. Shape mixture into small balls; brown meatballs in 2 tablespoons margarine in a large, heavy skillet. Remove meatballs to a warm platter, reserving pan drippings for gravy. Pour gravy over meatballs. Gravy: Combine flour, sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir into drippings in skillet; heat, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles and flour is lightly browned. Remove from heat; gradually stir in water and half-and-half. Cook rapidly, stirring until mixture thickens. Do not allow to boil. Yield: 2 cups SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, December, 1976. Typos by Nancy Coleman. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by jlewis@email.bigsky.net on Sep 22, 1998

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good basic hamburger mix as well as stand alone dinner. no need for the nutmeg and allspice those are a traditional menu. danes tend to leave them out as the taste is up to those that enjoy them
erikandreassen 3 years ago
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