Carnation® Swedish Meatballs

Carnation® Swedish Meatballs


"Meatballs and ribbon noodles are a quintessential Swedish dish"


1 h servings 387 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 20.3 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 631 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. FOR MEATBALLS: PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. MIX all meatball ingredients lightly but thoroughly in medium bowl. Shape into 2-inch balls. Place in jelly-roll pan.
  2. BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain; reserve fat drippings. Keep meatballs warm.
  3. FOR GRAVY: COMBINE 1/2 cup fat drippings from meatballs (adding vegetable oil to make 1/2 cup) and flour in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in broth, evaporated milk, dill and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Add meatballs to sauce; stir. Serve over noodles.
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  1. 62 Ratings


I used frozen swedish meatballs but did make the sauce with the following changes. I did not use any meat drippings. Melted 1/2 stick of butter in a pan and added just a bit more than 1/4 cup ...

My husband's grandfather is always talking about a meatball dish that his late wife used to make that was a family favorite. I searched several websites and many recipes before finding this one...

Made my own meatballs, but started off with their sauce recipe. Had to make some additions: 1 Tbls. Wocestershire sauce, 1 tsp. garlic salt, and 1 Tbls. parsley. Substituted 1/4 tsp. ground nutm...

**** REVIEW FOR GRAVY ONLY***********Used Butter, not oil to make rue- deleted dill, instead added 1 clove minced garlic, sprinkle of dried onions...... Was very tastey..........Used my own mea...

This was a nice easy recipe and it tasted good with a little added salt and garlic in the sauce. Took the suggestion from another review and used butter instead of oil. I think it was a wise cho...

Meatballs were excellant, the gravy was very bland, next time will add butter insead of oil.

I used frozen meatballs from a store instead of making my own. I heated the meatballs before making the sause for the meat drippings. It turned out really good!

Sauce was OK - good taste but very bland. Will add more salt, garlic salt, and/or Worcestershire next time.

I made these with ground chicken and they were really good. I had to add extra bread crumbs because the ground chicken was very moist. I also did not have dry milk so I added 2 tbls of evaporate...