Main Dishes

IKEA those are good meatballs! (Swedish Meatballs)


If you live in Kansas City you may have heard the hype......IKEA opens today!!!!! A Swedish based company famous for their SWEDISH meatballs (and other things like furniture, apparently) is coming to our humble little town. Well, I grew up eating Swedish meatballs (my dad was part Swedish) so I know how good they are. Now, I've never had them at IKEA before because I've never been there (what?!) but this is the recipe I use when I make them and, let me tell you, they are the bomb!

1/2 c. panko breadcrumbs
1/2 c. fat free half and half, divided
3 T. extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 small yellow onion, diced
1 1/4 t. salt, divided
1 lb. ground beef (I used 93% lean)
1 lb. ground pork
1 large egg
1/2 t. black pepper
1/2 t. allspice
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
1/4 c. all purpose flour
3 c. beef broth
12 oz. egg noodles, cooked according to package directions
Place the breadcrumbs and 1/4 c. of the half and half in a large mixing bowl and set aside. In a large skillet heat 1 T. of the olive oil over medium heat and add the onion and 1/4 t. of the salt. Saute...
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