Swedish 'Ikea' Meatballs
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Serves: 4
  • 500g minced pork
  • Fresh parsley (finely chopped)
  • Handful of chopped chives
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 2 shallots (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • 75g breadcrumbs
  • 400ml hot beef stock
  • 150ml double cream
  • 2 thin slices butter
  • Black pepper/ salt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Olive oil
  1. Add the meat, half of the parsley and chives, breadcrumbs, shallots and egg to a large mixing bowl. Mix well and then form small patties (about 1 and half tbspn size). Roll them into balls and place in the fridge.
  2. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tbpsn olive oil. Once hot add the meatballs and cook on each side just just a couple of minutes. Plate up the meatballs but leave the pan on the heat. Add the garlic to the pan and then the stock, lemon juice and cream. Mix well.
  3. Place the meatballs back into the pan and leave to cook for around 10 -15 minutes.
  4. Take the pan off the heat and stir in the rest of the fresh parsley and chives and season with some black pepper.
Recipe by A Modern Rose at http://www.amodernrose.com/swedish-ikea-meatballs/