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Swedish Meatballs

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“This one came from Lithuania. It has a nice tangy flavor, great with rice or buttered egg noodles.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Meatballs: Soak the dried French bread in water until soft.
  2. Squeeze the liquid from the bread and discard the liquid.
  3. Mix the meats, bread, egg white, finely chopped onion, finely chopped salt herring, salt, and pepper into smooth dough.
  4. Shape into small balls.
  5. Sauce: Over medium heat melt the butter, stir in flour and cook until flour is lightly yellow.
  6. Slowly add the stock or water stirring constantly.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and add the meatballs.
  9. Cook about 5 minutes on medium low heat.
  10. Let simmer 10 more minutes.
  11. Add capers, lemon juice and salt to taste.
  12. Mix egg yolk with water and stir into sauce.

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