Ikea Swedish Meatballs
YUM! Have you ever had these at Ikea? Oh my, they are so good. This is a tasty recipe! It states that it makes 2 servings, but it's a pound of meat, so we had enough for 3-4 people, depending on how many meatballs a person eats.
Swedish Meatballs Ikea
(adapted and rewritten from Ikea’s Real Swedish Book)
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
5 tablespoons butter, divided
2 cold boiled medium Yukon gold potatoes
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground pork
3/4 cup water and cream (or milk) mixture
3 tablespoons unsweetened rusk flour, or dry breadcrumbs
Salt and freshly ground white pepper
A pinch of ground allspice
Cook the onion until golden in 2 tablespoons of lightly browned butter.
Mash the potatoes and moisten the rusk flour or crumbs in a little water.
Mix all the ingredients until well blended, and season generously with salt, white pepper, and a little ground allspice.
Shape the mixture into golfball-sized balls and transfer to a floured sheet of waxed paper.
Fry the meatballs slowly in plenty of butter.
1 cup beef stock
1/2 cup cream
Low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon white flour
Freshly ground white pepper
Bring the beef stock to a boil. Add the cream and soy sauce to taste, and thicken with flour. Season with white pepper.
Serve the meatballs with the sauce, freshly boiled small potatoes, and lingonberry jam.
Yield: 2 servings