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How to Make Swedish Meatballs

This very delectable recipe is easy to make and uses only the most common ingredients.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon parley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • ¾ cup sour cream


  1. Combine ground

pork, ground beef, chopped onions, egg, breadcrumbs and milk in a large bowl. Season the mixture with parley, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Mix these well using your hands. When thoroughly mixed, shape it into balls. Make sure it is about the size of a walnut. Place them in a lightly greased baking dish when done.

  • Bake the balls in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (about 175 degrees Celcius). Turn the baking dish frequently to evenly brown the balls on all sides.
  • To make the sauce, mix the oil, flour, salt, pepper and paprika in a saucepan. Cook this under medium heat. When the mixture sizzles, stir in the hot water and sour cream. Remove when smooth and heated thoroughly.
  • Remove the meatballs from the oven after 30 minutes of cooking and then pour the sauce into the baking dish. Return it into the oven and cook for 20 minutes whilst constantly stirring.
  • This recipe makes 6 servings.

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