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Swedish Meatballs

Today is Slow Cooking Thursday, hosted by the lovely Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom . Share a recipe on your blog and go link it at her blog. Please come back and join me for Freezer Food Friday.  

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Swedish Meatballs

1 1/2 cups unseasoned bread crumbs

1 cup milk

1 1/2 pounds ground chuck

1/2 pound lean ground pork

2 eggs

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided

3/4 teaspoon dill weed, divided

1/4 teaspoon allspice

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom

1 (101/2-ounce) can beef broth, divided

1/8 teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 cup half-and-half

Soak bread crumbs in milk for 5 minutes in large mixing bowl.

Add ground meats, eggs, onion, 11/2 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the dill weed, allspice, nutmeg and cardamom. Mix well and refrigerate, covered, for 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on rack of broiler pan and bake 15 minutes. Put browned meatballs in a slow cooker. Add 1/2 can of beef broth, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each dill weed and salt. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.

To thicken gravy, turn slow cooker to high. Combine butter and flour to make a smooth paste.

Add paste to remaining 1/2 can of consomme and half and half. Pour into meatball mixture. Cook until thickened.

 Makes 6 servings.

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Comments on: "Swedish Meatballs" (8)

  1. These look so good! Thanks!

  2. These sound yummy!

  3. This sounds great! Thanks for sharing.

    Renee’

  4. I LOVE swedish meatballs, I have to try this one 🙂

  5. I can see swedish meatballs in our near future…:)

  6. That looks terrific. I love Swedish Meatballs. Thanks.

  7. Them Swedish can make a mean meatball!

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  8. These meatballs look delicious. I’m a huge fan of crockpoting myself and will definitely have to make this recipe soon.

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