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Jen's Swedish Meatballs

 
One serving costs about $1.34

$1.34 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 dairy-free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Nordic,Scandinavian,European
spoonacular Score:47%

Spoonacular Score: 47%

 

The recipe Jen's Swedish Meatballs is ready in around 45 minutes and is definitely an excellent dairy free option for lovers of Scandinavian food. This recipe makes 4 servings with 464 calories, 29g of protein, and 33g of fat each. For $1.34 per serving, this recipe covers 18% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. A mixture of beef, breadcrumbs, pork, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. To use up the egg you could follow this main course with the Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache as a dessert. Not a lot of people really liked this main course. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 50%. This score is pretty good. Try Swedish Meatballs (Ikea Meatballs), Swedish Meatballs, and Swedish Meatballs for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1.33 cups
1.33 cups beef
beef
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps breadcrumbs
breadcrumbs
1
1  egg
egg
13.64 cups
13.64 cups pork
pork
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt and pepper
salt and pepper
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps water
water
1
1  yellow onion
yellow onion
1.33 cups beef
1.33 cups
beef
5 Tbsps breadcrumbs
5 Tbsps
breadcrumbs
1  egg
1
egg
13.64 cups pork
13.64 cups
pork
0.25 tsps salt and pepper
0.25 tsps
salt and pepper
3 Tbsps water
3 Tbsps
water
1  yellow onion
1
yellow onion

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Chop the onion finely and sweat in a frying pan until softened. Put to the side to cool.
  2. Add the egg to the breadcrumbs and allow to swell for about 10 min.
  3. Mix together the onion, breadcrumb mixture and the mince.
  4. Pour in the water and season.
  5. Work the mince mixture thoroughly with your hands.
  6. Now, with damp hands form the meatballs to even sized balls approximately 3 cm across.
  7. Fry in a fairly hot pan until golden brown all around.
  8. Then finish them of in the oven till all your meatballs are fried.
  9. Cut one in half to make sure they are cooked through.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.33
Ingredient
300 grams beef
5 tablespoons breadcrumbs
1 egg
300 grams pork
1 yellow onion
Price
$2.33
$0.20
$0.24
$2.33
$0.24
$5.34

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • Depending on the recipe, you might be able to substitute almond meal or flaxseed for the breadcrumbs to reduce the carbohydrate content and up the nutrition. For example, almond meal works well for breading, while ground flaxseed can help with binding.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a brand of gluten-free breadcrumbs.

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
463 Calories
28g Protein
32g Total Fat
11g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
463
23%

Fat
32g
50%

  Saturated Fat
12g
76%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
148mg
49%

Sodium
346mg
15%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
58%

Selenium
36µg
52%

Vitamin B1
0.72mg
48%

Vitamin B12
2µg
38%

Vitamin B3
7mg
36%

Zinc
5mg
34%

Phosphorus
300mg
30%

Vitamin B6
0.6mg
30%

Vitamin B2
0.4mg
23%

Iron
2mg
17%

Potassium
497mg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Magnesium
36mg
9%

Manganese
0.17mg
8%

Folate
32µg
8%

Copper
0.13mg
7%

Calcium
59mg
6%

Fiber
1g
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.44mg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.3µg
2%

Vitamin A
65IU
1%

covered percent of daily need

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