Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tuesday's Recipe... Swedish Meatballs

To begin, saute one small diced onion in 1-2 tbsp of olive oil. Then combine hamburger, eggs, rice, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and onion. Mix with a spatula or dig in with both hands.
Combine until you get a nice uniform substance.
Using a 3 tbsp scoop(Pampered Chef large scoop works great) or your own judgement place the beef balls into 2 greased 9 x 13 pans.
These meatballs are 100% cooked in the oven (no need to brown them first) Makes the perfect recipe for when you are in a hurry!

No need to grab a clean dish... it is all going in the oven:) Combine cream of mushroom, cream of chicken, evaporated milk and Lawry's seasoning salt. Whisk until smooth and then spoon over the top of each meatball.
The meatballs should cook for 40-50 minutes in a 375 degree oven. Since this recipe makes so much I either deliver one pan to a friend or freeze one and our family eats the other. (Because these are not precooked they do sweat a lot of grease while cooking... my husband loves it but I do sometimes use a baster to dispose of a little grease after they are done... makes for a better presentation:)

Swedish Meatball Recipe
-3 pounds of ground beef
-1 small onion
-1-2 tbsp. olive oil
-1/2 cup white or brown rice
-1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
-1 tsp. black pepper
-1.5 tsp. salt
-3 eggs

-1 can cream of mushroom soup
-1 can cream of chicken soup
-1 can of evaporated milk
-1-2 tsp. Lawry's Seasoning salt
(if you like garlic minced garlic adds a lot of flavor to this sauce)

Bake at 375 for 40-50 minutes

Yields TWO 9 x 13 pans of meatballs


Kindra-At Home With K said...

Yum, Yum! Does look so good! Going to save this to my favorites!

Kristin said...

Yum! Planning on making a double batch this week. Do you freeze them uncooked or cooked? And with the sauce or not?

Tiffany said...

Freeze raw and with sauce. Defrost and then bake accordingly:) Thanks for visiting!

Anonymous said...

Thanks, Tiffany! One last question...cooked or uncooked rice?

Tiffany said...

Dry, uncooked minute rice works perfectly. (brown or white, I use whatever I have on hand:)