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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Swedish Meat Balls

These are world famous Swedish meatballs made with ground beef, eggs and cream. These meatballs are great with mashed potatoes or in sandwiches.

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup light cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 7 oz. ground meat
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. ground allspice
  • 2 tbsp grated yellow onion
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3 tbsp margarine or butter


In a bowl combine cream, water and bread crumbs, mix well. Set the bowl aside for 15 min.

Add the meat, allspice, pepper, salt and onions to the breadcrumb mix. Toss well.

Add the egg and blend well and make balls.

Melt the butter in a pan and fry meatballs on low heat till they turn golden brown.

Garnish with chopped onions, lemon wedges and serve hot.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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