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Swedish Meatballs

by Nuvo Olive OIl

Swedish Meatballs

 

PREP TIME                                     COOK TIME

15 minutes                                           25 minutes                             

TOTAL TIME

40 minutes

SERVINGS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 celery stalk, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 2 cups reduced sodium beef stock
  • 2 oz light cream cheese
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    INSTRUCTIONS

    1. In a large deep saute pan, heat oil on medium heat.
    2. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are translucent about 4-5 minutes.
    3. Add celery and parsley and cook until soft, about 3-4 more minutes. Let cool a few minutes.
    4. In a large bowl combine beef, egg, onion mixture, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and allspice. Mix well and form meatballs 1/8 cup each (fill 1/4 cup then divide the meat in half).
    5. Add beef stock to the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and slowly drop meatballs into the broth. Cover and cook about 20 minutes.
    6. Remove the meatballs with a slotted spoon and set aside in a serving dish.
    7. Strain the stock, add to blender with cream cheese and blend until smooth. 
    8. Return to pan and simmer a few minutes to thicken, then pour over meatballs. 
    9. Garnish with parsley and serve over noodles or with toothpicks if you want to set these out as an appetizer.



    Nuvo Olive OIl
    Nuvo Olive OIl

    Author

    Two brothers, Josh and Nate, fought hard to keep their 125-year-old and family owned olive orchard. After succeeding, they worked relentlessly to learn the business as well as being great stewards of Mother Earth by taking great care of their trees. This paid off, as the olives are giving back and each bottle the brothers produced has won an international award. The latest is a GOLD AWARD at the 2018 NYIOOC (largest olive oil competition in the world) for their Early Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Both brothers are highly committed to bringing you the very best, all 100% natural olive oils from farm to your table - all made right here in the USA.



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