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Ellie Krieger's Swedish Meatballs

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“In 'Comfort Food Fix' by Ellie Krieger”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler; spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Place the bread in a food processor and process until fine crumbs form.
  3. Transfer the crumbs to a bowl and sprinkle evenly with the milk.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add in the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  6. In a big bowl, mix together the moistened bread crumbs, onion, beef, egg, nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, allspice, and black pepper to incorporate.
  7. Form mixture into 1/2-inch balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Broil about 5 inches from the flame, until browned and cooked through, 6-7 minutes.
  9. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a medium saucepan over med-high heat.
  10. Sprinkle in the flour and whisk until the mixture is light brown and thickened, 2-3 minutes.
  11. Add in the beef broth and stir to incorporate.
  12. Bring to a boil; decrease heat to med-low, and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  13. Stir in the sour cream and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  14. Add the meatballs and cook over med-low heat until heated through, about 5 minutes; taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  15. Serve garnished with parsley.
  16. Serving: 5 meatballs and 3 T sauce; per serving-220 calories, 14 g total fat, 6 g carb, 1 g fiber.

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