Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs


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About this recipe: Beef keema mixed with garlic, onion, nutmeg and allspice, then baked into traditional Swedish goodness! Serve with tomato sauce or by themselves on top of noodles or rice.


Serves: 6 

  • 60g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 60ml cream
  • 25g butter
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 800g keema
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground allspice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Pour the cream into a bowl and soak the breadcrumbs in it.
  3. Heat butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until tender. Transfer to large bowl and wipe pan clean.
  4. Add beef, egg, nutmeg, allspice, garlic and cooked onion to breadcrumb mixture. Use your hands to blend well and shape into 4cm meatballs.
  5. Place in a glass pryex dish. Cover with foil and cook in oven for 20-30 minutes or until cooked through.

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