Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients -

1 1/2 cups soft bread crumbs, about 3 slices bread
1 tablespoon dried minced onion or 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup water
2 pounds ground beef
2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons flour
1 can (10 1/2 ounces) condensed beef broth
1 cup non-dairy cream
Directions -

Combine bread crumbs, onion, salt, pepper, nutmeg and 3/4 cup water in a large mixing bowl. Let watersoak into crumbs for a few minutes. Gently stir in ground beef until well blended; form into balls about 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter.

Brown meatballs in maragerine and oil in a large skillet; remove with a slotted spoon to a 2 1/2-quart baking dish. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of drippings; stir flour into drippings. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Stir in beef broth and non dairy creamer. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens and boils for a minute. Pour over Swedish meatballs in baking dish. Bake Swedish meatballs at 325 for 35 to 45 minutes.


Servings - 6 servings

by - Maxine Jindrich Power

Prep Time - 30 minutes

Cook Time - 35 minutes


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