Danish Meatballs with Dill Sauce Recipe

Danish Meatballs with Dill Sauce Recipe

How To Make Danish Meatballs with Dill Sauce

These Danish meatballs slathered in rich, creamy dill sauce is perfect for the Holidays! Serve these delectable meatballs over pasta or have them as is!

Preparation: 35 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 1lbground beef
  • ½lbground pork
  • ½lbground veal
  • 2tspsalt
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • 2eggs
  • cuponion,finely chopped
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1cupbread crumbs,dry
  • 1cupbutter
  • ¼cupall-purpose flour
  • 2cupschicken broth
  • 2cupssour cream
  • ¼cupdill,fresh, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix beef, pork, veal, salt, pepper, eggs, onion, and heavy cream. With moistened hands, shape the mixture into 1-inch balls.

  3. Roll the balls in the bread crumbs until all balls are well coated. Arrange in a single layer on a large, shallow baking sheet.

  4. Melt ½ cup of butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Stir in the flour. Gradually stir in the chicken broth. Continue stirring until thickened and bubbly, then blend in the sour cream and fresh dill.

  5. Melt remaining butter in a small saucepan, and drizzle over the meatballs. Bake meatballs in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, turning occasionally, until evenly browned.

  6. Place meatballs in a chafing dish and cover with the sauce to serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 498.55kcal
  • Fat: 42.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.20g
  • Trans Fat: 1.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.81g
  • Fiber: 0.58g
  • Sugar: 2.80g
  • Protein: 17.79g
  • Cholesterol: 151.76mg
  • Sodium: 479.66mg
  • Calcium: 88.94mg
  • Potassium: 341.25mg
  • Iron: 2.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 252.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.10mg
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