Dee's Swedish Meatballs

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

"I don't know where this came from; everyone makes it; mine is kinda simple but fast."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (516.6 g)
  • Calories 1173.6
  • Total Fat - 59.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 23.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 304 mg
  • Sodium - 596 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 100.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.3 g
  • Sugars - 8.2 g
  • Protein - 56.7 g
  • Calcium - 283.7 mg
  • Iron - 8.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.5 mg

Step 1

Mix the meat, seasonings, egg and onion.

Step 2

Wet the bread with water before adding it to meat. Mush it all together and form little meat balls.

Step 3

Heat oil in frying pan and add meatballs. Don't move them to much or they will break. When brown on both sides, take out.

Step 4

Brown flour in same frying pan. Add water and canned milk to make gravy.

Step 5

Simmer for 20 minutes.

Step 6

In another pan while the balls are simmering.

Step 7

Make the egg noodles according to package directions; drain and add butter. and 1/2 the sour cream.

Step 8

Add 1/2 the 8 ounces of sour cream to the meatballs at very end.

Step 9

Serve over warm buttered sour creamed egg noodles.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


I made a half recipe but used minced lamb as that is what I had on hand, the meatballs were succulent and juicy but the sauce was very thick and a bit gluggy but the taste overall was really good, thank you dienia b made for Alphabet Tag Game at FF&F.

review by:
(25 Sep 2019)