Sunday, June 29, 2014

Swedish meatballs

tastes like ikea's meatballs..have been ages since i had ikea's meatballs..the last time was almost 2 years ago when i was heavily pregnant with i can make my own ikea's meatballs... yeay!

2 slices of white bread, crusts removed, torn
1/4 cup milk
1 onion, grated
500g mince beef
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp plain flour
2 cups beef stock
1/4 cup thickened cream

  • place bread in large bowl. add milk. stand for 5 min. 
  • add onion, mince beef, egg, spices
  • season with salt and pepper. mix to combine
  • roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. place on to a plate
  • heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. cook meatballs, turning, for 4-5 min or until browned or cooked through. using a slotted spoon, transfer to plate
  • add flour to pan. cook, stirring for 1 min or until bubbling.
  • gradually stir in stock and cream. bring to boil
  • return meatballs to pan. reduce heat to medium. simmer for 10 min or until meatballs are cooked through and sauce thickened
  • serve with crusted bread or as in ikea - with fries and cranberry sauce

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