A Swedish national dish
This is a traditional Swedish recipe. It is served at the smorgasbord and
also at Christmas in Swedish homes (as one of many dishes). It can also be
served with brown sauce, potatoes and lingonberry jam at lunch or dinner.
Kids love the meatballs with pasta.
- 1/2 cup bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 small onion
- 1 lb ground meat
(mixture of beef and pork)
- 1 egg
- salt and pepper
Mix bread crumbs and milk. Let it swell for about 10 minutes.
Mince the onion and fry it until soft.
Mix all the ingredients.
Form into small balls with your hands. This is easier to do with wet hands.
The size of the balls can vary a little, but a cherry is too small and
a ping-pong ball is too big.
Fry the balls in butter in a frying pan (medium hot) for about 5
minutes. Turn them around to get them fried on all sides. The balls
get dark brown.
It's a little bit tricky to get the balls round. Don't put all the
meatballs in the frying pan at once.
measure the ingredients.
CS Dept, Univ of Linkoping, Sweden
Recipe last modified: 20 Jan 87
From: email@example.com (Anders Rantila)
Subject: RECIPE: Swedish meatballs
Date: 13 Mar 87 04:12:40 GMT
Organization: Dept of Comp and Info Science, Univ of Linkoping, Sweden
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