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Swedish Meatballs

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Servings: Serves 2 to 16

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes


Swedish Meatballs
1/4 cup Red wine
3/4 cup fresh bread crumb
8 teaspoon Milk, 2%, protein fortified, with vit D
1/4 cup yellow onion, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon Butter, unsalted
6 oz ground veal, raw
6 oz Ground pork
1/2 each Extra large whole eggs, raw
2 tablespoon Canned beef bouillon/broth, low sodium
1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
1 teaspoon Fresh thyme
1 teaspoon Fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon Fresh parsley, chopped
3/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper, ground
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg, ground
1/8 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 cup Sour Cream, cultured
1/2 cup Canned beef gravy


1. In small saucepan, simmer wine over medium heat until reduced to about half. Soak bread crumbs in milk. Sauti onion in butter until golden.
2. Mix softened bread with meat, sautied onions, egg, beef broth, wine, onion powder, chopped herbs and seasonings.
3. Preheat oven to 325-350 degrees F. Roll petite meatballs (about 1 in diameter) and bake on a cookie sheet for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Transfer to chafing dish for serving.
4. Mix gravy and sour cream well in a frying pan, over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until mixture is thick and bubbly. Pour over cooked meatballs. Garnish with chopped herbs.
Tip: Prepare sour cream and gravy sauce while meatballs are baking. Try browning meatballs in a frying pan, with a little unsalted butter before placing on cookie sheet. Proper internal temperature for food safety should be approximately 160 degrees F.

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 2 to 16
Base Nutrients
Calories 583 kcal (29%)
Calories from Fat 468 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 52 g (80%)
Saturated Fat 30 g (150%)
Cholesterol 228 mg (76%)
Sodium 1525 mg (63%)
Total Carbohydrates 29 g (9%)
Dietary Fiber 11 g (44%)
Protein 54 g (90%)
Vitamin A 678 IU (13%)
Vitamin C 13 mg (21%)
Calcium 177 mg (3%)
Iron 19 mg (31%)

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