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Grandma Holmquist's Swedish meatballs and lingonberry sauce
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Rating:
5.0 (1 rated)
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

    • 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
    • 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

Baking Directions:

For the meatballs:  Fine dice the yellow onion. Pick parsley leaves from stems and finely chop. Combine all meatball ingredients together in a bowl, mix thoroughly by hand being careful not to over-mix. Roll mixture into 1 1/2-inch uniform meatballs.Place meatballs, evenly spaced on a non-stick sheet pan. Cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 18-20 minutes until meatballs are cooked through.For the sauce: Combine lingonberry jam, reduced stock/demi-glace and heavy cream in a saucepan. Bring the liquid mixture to a simmer. Combine the arrowroot/cornstarch with the 4 tablespoons cold water to make a slurry. Whisk the slurry into the sauce mixture while it is simmering. It will begin to thicken after adding the slurry. Continue to simmer until sauce is a gravy-like consistencyRemove meatballs from oven and place in the lingonberry sauce to serve.

Recipe tags

Easy American

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