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How to make it

  • Heat oven to 350° F. In a medium skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil
  • with the onion, celery, and garlic, and cook until the vegetables are tender
  • but not browned, about 10 minutes. Add 2 teaspoons salt, allspice, and
  • nutmeg. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then blend in the milk and bread crumbs.
  • Add the meat and cooked vegetables and stir or work with your hands to
  • combine. Shape into 1-inch balls. Sauté over medium-high heat, in tablespoon
  • olive oil, a few meatballs at a time, removing them when well browned on all
  • sides. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat. Whisk in flour, 1 teaspoon
  • salt, sugar, and a few grinds of black pepper. Cook over medium heat,
  • scraping up any browned bits. Whisk in light cream and water. Bring to a
  • boil, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens, at least 1 minute.
  • Return the meatballs to the skillet and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Yield: 8 servings

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    " It was excellent "
    floridiangourmet ate it and said...
    Haven't seen this for at least 15 years. Everyone was doing that gross bbq meatballs with grape jelly.
    A nice classic recipe on the Swedish Mballs!
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    " It was excellent "
    unicorn4 ate it and said...
    I have to agree with you oldie but goodie. Well done and Thank you....
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    " It was excellent "
    goodeat ate it and said...
    Five forky!! Very good!
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    " It was excellent "
    snowcat17 ate it and said...
    HIGH FIVE FORKS!!! Gonna make for supper one night next week:)
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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Great one - thanks for posting!
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    " It was excellent "
    chalgal ate it and said...
    Love this! Thanks for sharing!
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