Norwegian Meatballs

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Recipe: #35548

August 27, 2020

"My daughter makes Danish meatballs which are terrific. This similar recipe for Norwegian meatballs came in a newsletter from Viking Cruises."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (364.8 g)
  • Calories 521.5
  • Total Fat - 35.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 170.3 mg
  • Sodium - 1327.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.6 g
  • Sugars - 3.9 g
  • Protein - 34.2 g
  • Calcium - 76.9 mg
  • Iron - 4.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Combine beef, pork and egg in a large bowl; make a well in the center and add breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, ginger, allspice and milk; let stand 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add onion and parsley and mix together with your hands until completely incorporated; form into 1-inch (25-mm) balls.

Step 3

Place 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high, and working in batches, brown meatballs on all sides until cooked through, about 8 minutes per batch.

Step 4

Transfer to a serving bowl; cover loosely to keep warm.

Step 5

Reduce heat to medium, place remaining butter in skillet, add flour and stir to form a thick paste.

Step 6

Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes; then whisk in broth and wine.

Step 7

Bring to a boil, reduce heat; simmer until thickened, about 7 minutes.

Step 8

Pour over meatballs, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Delicious meatballs! Took a while for the sauce to thicken , but once it did it was delicious. I've never had these types of meatballs with wine in the sauce. but a great addition. Delicious!! Made for Best of 2020 tag game.

review by:
(29 Jan 2021)


The warm spices of this make the dish. Absolutely delicious. The only thing I added was some lingonberry sauce on the side

review by:
(2 Nov 2020)