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Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:55

Swedish Meatballs

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Swedish Meatballs Swedish Meatballs LPHJ Kitchen
This delicious and comforting dish is made easy by using hand kitchen tools like slow-cookers or pressure cookers. It can also be frozen!

  • Ingredients:

    1 lb ground turkey (or ground venison, beef, etc)
    1 tsp sea salt
    1/2 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp ground sage
    1 tsp ground thyme
    1/2 tsp ground oregano
    1 Tbsp coconut oil or olive oil


    2 Tbsp ghee or butter
    1 onion, diced
    1/4 cup flour (I used finely ground almond flour + a little arrowroot starch)
    1 tsp sea salt
    1/2 tsp black pepper
    Dash of nutmeg
    2 cups beef, chicken or vegetable broth
    1/4 cup balsamic vinegar or apple cider vinegar
    3/4 coconut milk, full fat
    1 Tbsp dried parsley

    Garlic Mash

    2 large turnips, peeled and diced (or potatoes, etc)
    1 Tbsp ghee or butter
    1 tsp minced garlic
    1 tsp sea salt
    1/4 cup coconut milk
  • Instructions:
    In a mixing bowl, combine ingredients for meatballs. Form into 1" balls and place in a skillet with 1 Tbsp coconut oil. Cook meatballs over medium heat for about 15 minutes, turning halfway through, or until cooked completely through. Remove meatballs from skillet.

    Add ghee or butter and onion into skillet and cook for about 5 minutes. Add in salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour. Stir until mixture has thickened. Slowly add in broth and vinegar. Stir constantly until mixture starts to thicken. Add in coconut milk and parsley. Return meatballs to sauce.

    While meatballs are cooking, add turnips to a medium saucepan and cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil and cook for about 10 minutes or until soft. Drain water from turnips. Add ghee, garlic, salt and coconut milk to turnips. Mash or blend together using a mixer. Serve meatballs and sauce over mashed potatoes. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serves: 4
  • Cuisine: European (general)
  • Cooking method: Saute
  • Special ingredients: no dried fruits, no fresh / raw fruits that don't get cooked by the end of the recipe, no seeds, no beans / legumes / pulses, no alcohol, no grains
  • Just right for...: Great for kids, Crowds/parties, Comfort food, Fall favorites, Winter favorites
  • Top 8 allergens?: gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, fish-free, shellfish-free, nut-free, peanut-free
  • Active/prep time: 0-15 minutes
  • Total time (inc active/prep): 30-45 minutes
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