Swedish Meatball Soup

If you like those meatballs sold at a certain home store, you'll love this Swedish Meatball Soup recipe. Creamy beef broth and tender pasta bow ties are the perfect companions to the beef and pork Swedish meatballs.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
8 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 5 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 32 ounce carton lower sodium beef broth

  • ½ recipe Beef-Pork Meatballs

  • 4 ounce mini farfalle, mini penne, or ditalini pasta, cooked according to package directions

  • Salt and black pepper

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill weed (optional)

Beef-Pork Meatballs

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup fine dry bread crumbs

  • ½ cup finely chopped onion

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 1 pound ground beef

Directions

  1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven cook red onion in 1 tablespoon hot butter over medium-high heat until tender and lightly browned. Remove from Dutch oven; set aside.

  2. Add remaining 4 tablespoons butter to Dutch oven; stir until melted. Stir in flour, nutmeg, and allspice until combined. Add beef broth. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add meatballs and pasta; heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in sour cream before serving. Top servings with the sautéed red onion and dill weed.

Beef-Pork Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat two 15x10-inch baking pans with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl beat eggs with a fork. Stir in next five ingredients (through pepper). Add ground pork and ground beef; mix well. Shape mixture into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in prepared pans. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through (160°F). Drain off fat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

429 Calories
28g Fat
25g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 429
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 632mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Potassium 270mg 6%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 61.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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