Swedish Meatballs

March/April 2012

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These Swedish meatballs are made with a combination of lean ground turkey breast and ground pork, flavored with nutmeg and cardamom and simmered in a creamy mushroom sauce. Serve over a brown rice pilaf spiked with almonds and currants or whole-wheat egg noodles.

Swedish Meatballs

7 Reviews for Swedish Meatballs


This recipe was SO delicious and easy and healthy!! Even the kids loved it! (and they are crazy picky) I didn't change anything, except I doubled the meat balls for the same amount of sauce and it was perfect. The sauce was perfect, very tasty and just like a rich creamy sauce. I used 5% fat sour cream. Thanks so much! I'm recommending it on facebook! :)

Sauce was horrible

Broth and flour = paste


The meatballs came out juicy and great. I'm not sure what exactlyb 1lb button mushrooms mean (I very new to cooking) so I just used a bunch of sliced mushrooms. Also didn't find raspberry jam so I used strawberry jam and I used all lean ground beef, because I have a ton of it in the freezer. All I can say is WOW, I will make this recipe for life.

unique tasting sauce, meatballs taste amazing.
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Tasty and easy to make

This was an incredibly easy and tasty recipe. I served it with egg noodles.

I made this recipe as it is shown except for the raspberry jam. I couldn't find seedless so I had to use regular and you can't tell the difference. I also didn't add the cardamom because I didn't have any.

needed a lil something

The basic recipe is great. Being Italian I know meatballs. I've never tried to make this before and thought the recipe was pretty basic. I used 2.25 lbs ground beef (to double the recipe for left overs) and added an egg white and about 1/2 cup more breadcrumbs (and a lil more salt). Also, in a bowl, I wisked together the sour cream, parsley and jelly (I used strawberry-what I had on hand) and then added it to the pan. Tasted a meatball and "wa-la"...YUM...definately making again! Thanks for the recipe!

excellent flavor/spice combination

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