Over the past couple of months I have written about Bahn Mi Meatballs, Taco Meatballs, Sweet and Sour Meatballs, Stuffed Italian Meatballs, Greek Meatballs and even Simple and Plain Meatballs waiting for your own favorite sauce.
One of the favorites in our family is Swedish Meatballs. This is a perfect, stick to your ribs kind of meal perfect comfort food for this weekend while you are watching football, warming up after a day on the slopes or just coming home after a day of carting your kids around to all their different activities.
About 2 pounds of meatballs, thawed (You can use these Plain and Simple Meatballs)
1 Tablespoon of olive oil
½ of a medium sweet onion diced
1 clove of garlic minced
6 Tablespoons of butter
6 Tablespoons of flour (I like to use Gluten Free Cup4Cup)
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon of fresh ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves, optional
1 teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of pepper
3 cups of chicken or beef stock
1 Tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon of lemon juice
½ cup of heavy cream
In a large sauce pan, heat olive oil and cook onions and garlic until translucent. Add butter, flour and spices. Whisk until butter is melted and flour is cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Whisk in stock, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice until thickened. Add heavy cream. Stir to combine. Add meatballs and heat them through.
Serve with your favorite noodles or mashed potatoes. I even had the leftovers on top of gluten-free buttermilk biscuits the next morning (a play on biscuits and gravy) to fuel up to shovel the foot of snow we got the night before. I’m testing the biscuit recipes and will share them with you soon!
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