Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Swedish Meatballs

My  mother had this recipe since I was a kid.  I remember her making this for company or family gatherings.  I also vividly remember the amazing aroma it filled the house with.
I remembered these Swedish Meatballs while looking for something to bring to a dinner party.
So here it is.  So glad this recipe was recovered from so many years ago.
swedish meatballs 6b
Ingredients
Meatballs
1-1/2 lbs ground pork
1 tsp salt
1 dash pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 beaten egg
Make meatballs about 1-1/2 inches in diameter.  Brown in 2 tbsp butter for about 10 mintues.  Drain on paper towel.
swedish meatballs 4a
Sauce
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1   10 oz can cosomme soup
2 tbsp corn starch
2 tbsp white sugar
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/4 tbsp soy sauce
1 cup canned sliced peaches (in syrup)  drained (save juice)
1/2 cup peach juice
swedish meatballs 5a
Preparation
Leave 1 tbsp fat in the pan, sautee celery & onion.   Add the rest of the ingredients except the peaches. 
Stir until thick and clear.  Remove from heat and pour into a 2 quart casserole dish.  Add the meatballs. Mix
Place peaches on top and mix slightly, keeping peaches on top.
Bake uncovered at 325 F for 40 minutes.
swedish meatballs 7a

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