SWEDISH MEATBALLS

Swedish Meatballs are among my favorite comfort foods! The delicious meatballs, creamy sauce and buttered egg noodles are so wonderful and satisfying! Swedish Meatballs are a great dish to make for your family or if you’re having company. It’s also a fantastic dish to bring to a pot luck dinner.

Swedish Meatballs also freeze well. Either freeze the meatballs, sauce and cooked egg noodles together or simply freeze the meatballs and sauce without the noodles. Then, cook the noodles as you serve the meatballs! This is a simple dish that’s sure to please!

Watch my YouTube video to see how to make Swedish Meatballs!

 

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs are among my favorite comfort foods! The delicious meatballs, creamy sauce and buttered egg noodles are so wonderful and satisfying! Swedish Meatballs are a great dish to make for your family or if you're having company. It's also a fantastic dish to bring to a pot luck dinner.

Servings 6 people
Author YumDelectable

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 5 tbsp . butter , separated into 4 tbsp and 1 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup flour , separated into 1/4 cup each
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 pkg wide egg noodles

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix beef, onion, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, egg and milk.
  2. Refrigerate for two hours.
  3. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.
  4. Roll each ball in 1/4 cup flour.
  5. In a large skillet, saute the meatballs in butter until lightly browned.
  6. Remove the meatballs and set aside, making sure to keep meatballs warm.
  7. Add to the pan paprika and 1/4 cup flour.
  8. Cook over low heat until the mixture is smooth and bubbly. (Add a little beef broth if needed.)
  9. Stir in beef broth. Heat to boiling. Be sure and stir the mixture constantly.
  10. Continue boiling and stirring for approximately one minute.
  11. Reduce heat. Stir in sour cream. Add meatballs to sauce.
  12. Prepare noodles according to instructions on the package. Toss with 1 tablespoon butter.
  13. Serve meatballs and sauce over noodles.
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