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Savor Scandinavian Comfort: Delight in the Richness of Swedish Meatballs!

Swedish Meatballs

Welcome to the cozy realm of comfort food, where every bite is like a warm hug for your taste buds. Today, we're diving into the delectable world of Swedish Meatballs—a hearty and comforting dish perfect for chilly evenings or when you simply crave a taste of home.

Crafting these savory spheres of goodness is a delightful adventure in itself. With a blend of aromatic spices, including allspice, nutmeg, and cloves, combined with the richness of cottage cheese and sour cream, each meatball is bursting with flavor. It's a symphony of tastes that dances on your palate with every bite.

And the Fresh Herb Sauce that accompanies these meatballs is a testament to culinary indulgence. Luxurious and velvety, it's a perfect blend of creamy cottage cheese or sour cream, infused with the freshness of dill, basil, chives, and parsley. Poured generously over the meatballs, it adds a burst of herbaceous goodness that's simply irresistible. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to embark on a culinary journey that promises to satisfy all your senses!

Comfort Food: Swedish Meatballs

Meatball Ingredients

  • Oil Spray

  • 1 Egg

  • 1/4 Cup Cottage Cheese

  • 1/4 Cup Sour Cream

  • 1 teaspoon Allspice

  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg

  • Pinch Ground Cloves

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon White Pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce

  • 2 Cups Dried Bread Crumbs

  • 1 Pound Ground Pork or Beef

  • 1 Cup Onion, Finely Chopped

  • 1 Recipe Herb Sauce (see below)

  • 1 teaspoon Garlic

Directions For Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray broiler pan with oil

  2. In blender or food processor, combine egg, cottage cheese, sour cream, spices and Worcestershire Sauce

  3. Add meat and onion. Mix with hands and form into balls, about 1 1/2 inches

  4. Place on broiler pan and bake uncovered for 25 minutes. When done, serve with herb sauce

Fresh Herb Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Cottage Cheese or Sour Cream

  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk

  • 2 Tablespoons Butter

  • 3 Tablespoons Flour

  • 1 Tablespoon, each of chopped fresh Dill, Basil, Chives & Parsley

  • 1/2 teaspoon White Pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Directions For Fresh Herb Sauce

  1. Blend together cottage cheese or sour cream and milk until smooth (Use blender or whisk)

  2. Melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Add milk mixture a little at a time, stirring until smooth after each addition of milk mixture. Bring to boil, stirring until thickens. Remove from heat and add herbs and pepper. Stir well

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