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Swedish Meatballs


(Serves 4)

500 g minced meat from beef and/or pork
250 ml milk
80 g white breadcrumbs
1 egg
1 yellow onion
butter for frying
white pepper



Finely dice the onion and fry gently in a little butter without browning.
Soak the breadcrumbs in milk and leave to rest for approximately ten minutes.
Blend the minced meat with the onion, egg, spices and milk and breadcrumb mixture. Shape the mixture into balls the size of a walnut.
Melt a knob of butter in a large frying pan or skillet over a medium heat.
Fry the meatballs until brown all over. Serve your meatballs with mashed potatoes, a cream sauce, lingonberry jam or pickled cucumber.
There are many varieties to this recipe. Experiment by adding fresh herbs such as chopped parsley.