Recipe of the month

NORWEGIAN-STYLE MEATBALLS

September 2022

Recipe provided by Marilyn P. "A perfect recipe as summer comes to an end and thoughts turns to more hearty fall and winter foods."

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (454 g) lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb (227 g) ground pork
  • 1 lg egg
  • 3/4 C (60 g) panko
  • 1 tsp (5 g) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (1 g) pepper
  • 1/4 tsp (0.6 g) nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp (0.5 g) ginger
  • 1/8 tsp (0.6 g) allspice
  • 1/2 C (118 ml) milk
  • 1 C (201 g) yellow onion, minced
  • 1/4 C (10 g) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp (86 g) butter, divided
  • 1/4 C (31 g) flour
  • 4 C (946 ml) low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 C (118 ml) red wine

Directions

  1. Combine beef, pork and egg in a large bowl; make a well in the center and add breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, ginger, allspice and milk; let stand 2 minutes.
  2. Add onion and parsley and mix together with your hands until completely incorporated; form into 1-inch (2.5-cm) balls.
  3. Place 2 T (29 g) butter in a large skillet over medium high, and working in batches, brown meatballs on all sides until cooked through, about 8 minutes per batch.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl; cover loosely to keep warm.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, place remaining butter in skillet, add flour and stir to form a thick paste.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes; then whisk in broth and wine.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat; simmer until thickened, about 7 minutes. Pour over meatballs, tossing to coat.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Makes 6 servings; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Cook time: 25 minutes

For more information, view this recipe here: https://candiawomansgroup.org/docs/recipes/norwegian-meatballs-marilyn-p.pdf

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