Jean's Swedish Faux Meatballs

Jean's Swedish Faux Meatballs


"This is a recipe that was handed down by my Mother-in-Law. It is a delicious twist on a 'comfort' food!"


40 m servings 560 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 560 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 94.2 g
  • 188%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1375 mg
  • 55%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl combine bread crumbs, onion, pepper, nutmeg and milk. Stir in burger-style crumbles until well blended. Form into 1 1/2 balls.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the 'meat' balls in butter. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in a 2 quart casserole dish.
  4. Whisk flour into drippings in skillet; cook until bubbly, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and cream and continue cooking, stirring, until sauce thickens and boils, about 1 minute. Pour over 'meat' balls .
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Upon reading the reviews of others, I decided to add 2 eggs to the mix in hopes that this would help hold the meatballs together, which it did! I also added a little bit of cardamom and all spi...

This was so incredibly delicious! I did make a few changes that did the trick. Instead of using burger-style crumbles, I used "Gimme Lean Sausage." (100% vegetarian. It's a soy protein. I found ...

i used store-bought vegetarian meatballs, so i'm only rating the sauce, which was good, but a little on the thick side and i wish i'd made a bigger recipe--there wasn't enough extra sauce for th...

This recipe is delicious but I only used the sauce portion. Based on other reviews, I avoided the "meatball" portion of the recipe & instead used a frozen (but still vegetarian) brand. They got ...

They were easy to make, and they tasted really good!!!!!!!! I used the morning star "meat" crumbles, and I went to the grocerie store and forgot veggie broth, so I used beef broth. Like the othe...

I halved the ground soy meat. I found the *meat*balls were difficult to keep together while browning as stated in a previous review. It definitely was a yummy recipe.

I was a little bit iffy on the cream sauce but that is just because I am not a big fan of cream sauces in the first place. Also, since I didn't have half-and-half, I used 1/2 cup heavy cream and...

They made a total mess and fell apart completely when I went to brown them. The sauce and meat ended up being tasty, but it was more like "swedish ground beef" over noodles than swedish meat bal...

The "meatballs" fell apart when I browned them. In the end, they tasted good, but didn't look very pretty!