Scandinavian Meatballs

Sweet spices and a wonderful sauce combine to create an easy version of a traditional holiday favorite. Consider serving these cocktail meatballs for your next appetizer buffet.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Meatballs

1 1/2
lb. ground beef
3/4
lb. ground pork
1/3
cup dry bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon ginger
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup milk
2
eggs

Sauce

1/3
cup margarine or butter
1/3
cup flour
2
tablespoons beef-flavor instant bouillon
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon pepper
4
cups milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine all meatball ingredients; mix well. Shape into 48 meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter. Place meatballs in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 60 minutes or until meatballs are well browned; drain.
  • 2 Melt margarine in large saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour, bouillon, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cook 1 minute until smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in 4 cups milk. Cook over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add meatballs to sauce; keep warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    150
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    ( ),
    Cholesterol
    48mg
    48%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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