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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.

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  • 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

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Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
150
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
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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.