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Swedish Meatballs

Categories: Christmas, Entertaining, New Year
Type: Main Dishes

Swedish meatballs are a traditional buffet dish. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for large gatherings, and the meatballs reheat beautifully.

Serves: Serves: 6


  • 16 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon (2 1/4 ounces) dried fine bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups (one 12-fluid-ounce can) Carnation Evaporated Skim Milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can Healthy Request Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

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  1. In a large bowl, combine meat, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup evaporated skim milk, onion flakes, allspice, and nutmeg. Mix well to combine. Form into 24 (1-inch) meatballs.
  2. Place meatballs in a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray and brown on all sides.
  3. In a small bowl, combine mushroom soup, remaining 1 cup evaporated skim milk, parsley flakes, and black pepper.
  4. Spoon soup mixture evenly over meatballs. Lower heat, cover, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. For each serving, place 4 meatballs on a plate and spoon 1/4 cup sauce mixture over top.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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