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Swedish Meatball Recipe
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Swedish Meatballs for a crowd

This makes a huge amount of delicious Swedish meatballs that hold very well for parties
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Swedish
Keyword: Swedish Meatballs
Servings: 50 people

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 8 pounds 80/20 ground beef
  • ½ cup dried onion
  • 4 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoon onion powder
  • ¼ cup dried parsley
  • 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 teaspoons Maggi liquid seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons powdered beef bullion
  • 2 2/3 cup water
  • ½ cup milk powder
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

Sour Cream Gravy

  • 1 stick butter
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup full fat sour cream
  • 6 chicken bone broth cubes
  • 3 tablespoons beef base
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon Kitchen Bouquet

Instructions

For the meatballs

  • Combine meatball ingredients. Form into meaballs and bake in pre-heated 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 15-20 minutes until internal temp reads 165 degrees Fahrenheit (the length of time is going to depend on how big you made your meatballs.

For the sour cream gravy

  • Melt butter in large pan over medium heat. Add flour and cook several minutes until bubbly. Microwave water and bone broths cubes until warm, then add to the butter mixture. Add remaining ingredients (except sour cream) and cook until thickened. Add sour cream and adjust seasoning.