Meatballs! Make delicious lamb and Swedish variations

Zane Holmquist, chef at Park City's Eriksen Lodge, makes delicious variations on hearty classics: Swedish meatballs in a lingonberry sauce with mashers, and lamb meatballs with chow chow.

Grandma Holmquist's Swedish meatballs and lingonberry sauce
Servings:

Makes 8 servings (approximately 50 balls)

Ingredients

  • Swedish meatballs

    • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
    • 1 1/2 pounds ground veal
    • 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • 2 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • Lingonberry sauce

    • 8 ounces lingonberry jam
    • 3 cups veal demi-glace or reduced veal/beef broth
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or cornstarch
    • Cold water

Preparation

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Swedish mashers
Servings:

Makes 6-8 servings

Ingredients

    • 6-8 medium Yukon Gold potatoes
    • 1/2 rutabaga
    • 1/2 parsnip
    • 1 tablespoon salt for cooking water
    • 1/2 cup cream
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Preparation

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Utah lamb meatballs
Servings:

Makes 6 servings (approximately 40 balls)

Ingredients

    • 2 lbs ground lamb
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed or pressed
    • 1 shallot, finely chopped
    • 1/2 cup mizithra cheese, grated (you may substitute feta cheese)
    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup ground pretzels
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (about 10 springs)
    • Zest from half a lemon
    • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

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Chow chow
Servings:

Makes 6-8 servings

Ingredients

    • 1/2 head, green cabbage
    • 1/2 cucumber, peeled
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1/2 habanero pepper
    • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
    • 1 tablespoon black pepper
    • 3 tablespoons turmeric
    • 1 tablespoon coriander
    • 1 teaspoon celery seed
    • 1 tablespoon mustard seed
    • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 1 cup champagne vinegar
    • 1/4 cup white wine
    • 1/2 cup sugar

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