Swedish Meatballs

1 lb. Miller's Choice Lean Ground Beef

2 slices of bread                       ½ cup heavy cream

½ cup milk                               small onion

1 tbsp. butter                          ½ lb. ground pork                     

1 egg                                     1 tsp. salt

1 tbsp. flour                           2 tbsp. oil

1 cup cold water

Dash of ground ginger, nutmeg, & pepper


Cut bread into small cubes.  Combine cream & milk in small mixing bowl.  Measure 1 ½ cups bread cubes into liquid & soak for 5 minutes.  Peel onion & chop into small pieces.  Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add onion & cook until clear and tender.  Mix beef and pork together in large bowl.  Add egg, onions, breadcrumbs & salt to meat mixture.  Add ginger, nutmeg & pepper.  Mix well.  Shape into balls about 2” diameter. Put oil into skillet.  Fry a few meatballs at a time over medium heat, until brown on all sides.  As you remove meatballs from skillet, place on a paper towel to drain.  When all meatballs are out of skillet, make gravy by slowly stirring flour into meat drippings in skillet.  Then add cold water & stir until gravy thickens.  Put meatballs back in gravy in skillet, lower heat, cook meatballs for 30 minutes covered.  Stir gravy over meatballs once or twice while they cook.

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