Swedish Meatballs with Cream Cheese Sauce

Here is a Sears family favorite. The picture does not do it justice, but then again I still can’t make it as well as my mom. It is delicious! Sometimes when I don’t have quite as much time I will make the sauce and just heat up some frozen meatballs, but lets be honest, no frozen meatball is as good as these Swedish meatballs. Smaklig måltid!

Swedish Meatballs with Cream Cheese Sauce

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • ½ c. dried bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp grated onion
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Salt
  • 2 Tbsp vegt oil
  • 1 (8oz) pkg. cream cheese
  • ¾ c. milk
  • ½ c. water
  • ⅛ tsp thyme.

In medium bowl, mix first 5 ingredients and ¾ teaspoon salt. Shape beef mixture into 1 inch meatballs. In 12 inch skillet, over medium high heat, in hot vegt. oil, cook meatballs until browned on all sides, removing meatballs to bowl as they brown.

Pour off all but 2 Tbs. of drippings from skillet. Cut cream cheese into chunks. (I recommend letting the cream cheese to sit out for awhile so it has already begun to soften). To drippings, add cream cheese, remaining ingredients, and ⅛ tsp salt. Cook over low heat, stirring with wire whisk or spoon until melted and smooth. Return meatballs to skillet. Heat, stirring occasionally.

Makes 4 main dish servings with 475 calories per serving. Good over rice.


One response

  1. This recipe is da bomb. I advise anyone looking for a decent Swedish meatball recipe to try this one out! It’s soooo good!!!!

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