Swedish Meatballs with Beetroot & Apple Salad Recipe

Swedish Meatballs with Beetroot & Apple Salad Recipe

How To Make Swedish Meatballs with Beetroot & Apple Salad

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 500g ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • For the salad:
  • 2 beetroots, cooked and diced
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, milk, onion, garlic, nutmeg, allspice, salt, and pepper. Mix well until combined.

  2. Shape the mixture into small meatballs.

  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add meatballs and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove meatballs from the skillet and set aside.

  4. In the same skillet, add flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in beef broth and bring to a simmer.

  5. Return meatballs to the skillet and simmer for 15 minutes, or until cooked through.

  6. Stir in heavy cream and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

  7. Meanwhile, prepare the salad by combining beetroots, apple slices, salad greens, and chopped walnuts in a large bowl.

  8. Serve Swedish meatballs with the beetroot and apple salad. Garnish with fresh parsley.


  • Calories : 450kcal
  • Total Fat : 25g
  • Saturated Fat : 11g
  • Cholesterol : 126mg
  • Sodium : 840mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 23g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 11g
  • Protein : 34g
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