Enjoy them prepared in a creamy gravy or freeze and use them later to accent

pasta, soups, and stews.


Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


You Will Need

2 eggs, slightly beaten

1/4 cup ketchup

3/4 cup dry bread crumbs

2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

2 pounds ground beef

1 pound ground pork


Additional Ingredients (for each batch)

1 envelope brown gravy mix

1/2 cup sour cream

Dash each nutmeg and pepper

Hot cooked noodles


What to Do

1. In a bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Crumble meat over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-

in. balls (about 6 dozen).

2. Place in a single layer in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pans. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or

until no longer pink, turning often.

3. Cool. Place about 35 meatballs each into freezer containers. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

To use frozen Swedish meatballs: Completely thaw in the refrigerator. In a large skillet, prepare gravy

according to package directions. Add meatballs; cover and cook for 10 minutes or until heated

through. Remove from the heat; stir in the sour cream, nutmeg and pepper. Serve over noodles.


Serves 7