Easy Swedish Meatballs

 My husband made these up as part of a catered event at our church. It was a little different, and a big hit.  It is a savory dish that go well at your dinner table or at pot luck event.
Easy Swedish meatballs

3 lbs. Ground beef
1 large onion
1 large green pepper
2 cloves garlic
2 eggs
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 
salt and pepper to taste
3 Tablespoons Oregano
3 Tablespoons Basil
3 cups bread crumbs

Place all ingredients in food processor except for ground beef and bread crumbs and puree. Place ground beef, bread crumbs, and mixture in large mixing bowl and kneed with your hands until well mixed. Roll into golf ball size balls and place on sheet tray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and cook for 15 minutes. While cooking meatball save grease drippings from the meatballs.

2 cups of meatball drippings
1 stick butter
1 cup flour
1 large onion
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup sour cream

Slice onions and saute them with the mushrooms until hot and tender, remove and set aside. Place drippings and butter in skillet, when simmering add flour slowly, whisking constantly until smooth. Let thicken, add sour cream and mix thoroughly. Add onions and mushroom, stir well and spoon over meatballs. 


  1. My husband would like these!

  2. Oh, yummy! Sounds so good. Thank you for sharing and thank you for the visit and sweet comment at the Dedicated House. It means the world! Feel free to share this or any other post at my Make it Pretty Monday party which goes live at 8am CDT on Monday. Here is the link to this past week's party if you want to check it out. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/10/make-it-pretty-monday-week-72.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  3. They sound great! I'm hosting a giveaway for two modern printed kitchen towels that you should enter! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/10/a-tea-towel-set-giveaway.html

  4. Hi Julie,
    We just love Swedish Meatballs and your recipe looks awesome! Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen


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