Slow Cooker Recipes

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 cup milk or cream
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck
  • 1/2 pound lean ground pork
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom (optional)
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can beef consommé or 1 1/4 cups beef broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Instructions

  1. Soak bread crumbs in milk or cream 5 minutes in large mixing bowl.
  2. Add ground meats, eggs, onion, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, allspice, nutmeg and cardamom.
  3. Mix well and refrigerate covered for 1 hour.
  4. Shape mixture into 1 inch diameter balls.
  5. Place on rack of broiler pan and bake in 400 degrees F oven for 15 minutes.
  6. Put browned meatballs in slow cooker.
  7. Add 1/2 can of beef consommé, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  8. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours. (HIGH for 2 to 3 hours)
  9. To thicken gravy, turn slow cooker to HIGH.
  10. Combine butter and flour to make a smooth paste.
  11. Add paste to remaining 1/2 can of consommé.
  12. Pour into meatball mixture.
  13. Cook until thickened.

Attribution

1982 Rival Slow Cooker Cookbook

Photo credit: 76799278@N02 / CC BY




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