Healthy Swedish Meatballs

Healthy Swedish Meatballs

Healthy Swedish Meatballs
The secret to making Swedish meatballs is: good meat- finely ground, finely chopped onion and thorough mixing of ingredients.
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10

Ingredients
1 large onion, very finely chopped
1 tbsp. water
1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 lb. ground pork
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
1/3 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups whole wheat bread crumbs
3 tbsp. flour
2 cups skim milk
1 1/2 tbsp. low-sodium beef bouillon granules

Methods/steps
In a covered saucepan, heat onion with water until onion pieces are soft. Mix onion, beef, pork, allspice, cloves, salt and bread crumbs thoroughly. Form into 30 medium balls. In skillet (or in oven at 350 degrees), brown meatballs. Remove balls to casserole dish. Make gravy by mixing together flour, milk, bouillon granules and drippings in the same skillet. Cook until thickened. Pour gravy over meatballs. Bake at 350 degrees or simmer until ready.

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