IKEA Meatballs

Makes 16 – 20 Recipe courtesy IKEA

  • 1 lb beef mince

  • ½ lb pork mince

  • 1 onion finely chopped

  • 1 clove of garlic (crushed or minced)

  • 4 oz breadcrumbs

  • 1 egg

  • 5 tablespoons of whole milk

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • dash of oil

  • 4 oz butter

  • 1 ¼ oz plain flour

  • 6 oz vegetable stock

  • 6 oz beef stock

  • 6 oz thick double cream

  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • For Meatballs

  • Combine beef and pork mince and mix thoroughly to break up any lumps. Add finely chopped onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg and mix. - - Add milk and season well with salt and pepper.

  • Shape mixture into small, round balls. Place on a clean plate, cover and store in the fridge for 2 hours (to help them hold their shape whilst cooking). - In a frying pan, heat oil on medium heat. When hot, gently add your meatballs and brown on all sides.

  • When browned, add to an ovenproof dish and cover. Place in a hot oven 355°F and cook for a further 30 minutes.

  • For Swedish cream sauce

  • In a frying pan, melt butter. Whisk in flour and continue cooking, stirring continuously, for 2 minutes, allowing the flour to cook through. - Add vegetable stock and beef stock and continue to stir. Add thick double cream, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard.

  • Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken. Continue to stir.

  • When ready to eat, serve with your favourite potatoes – either creamy mash or mini new boiled potatoes. Enjoy!

Prep time:20 min

Cook time:30 minutes



Keywords: meatballs pork beef


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