Swedish Meatballs


1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 lb ground veal
2 slices stale white bread, crusts removed
1/3 cup milk
2 tbs butter
1 medium onion, minced
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
1 and 1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
1 egg, beaten
1 tbs flour
2/3 cup sour cream
These classic meatballs are great to serve at a buffet. These meatballs are a combination of beef and veal, seasoned with all spice and bathed in a sour cream sauce.


  • Cut the bread into small cubes and soak in the milk for 5 or 10 minutes.
  • In a large saute pan heat the butter and saute the onion gently until tender.
  • Combine the beef and veal with the bread,milk and onion, salt and pepper, 1 tsp allspice,dash of Tabasco and egg.
  • Mix well with wet hands and shape into small balls.
  • Over moderate heat , using the same saute pan, add the meatballs and brown well on all sides.
  • Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the saute pan add flour to the pan drippings and mix well.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring.
  • Add sour cream, 1/4 tsp Tabasco, 1/4 tsp allspice, salt and pepper.
  • Cook gently,stirring constantly, over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Do not boil.
  • Add the meatballs, then serve.


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