Recipe By Hope
Published Apr 2nd
Prep 30m Cook 30m Additional 10m Ready In 1h 10m
Servings 6 servings Calories 369.5

Looking for a good Swedish meatball recipe? Here is your find! Swedish crispbread can be substituted for the saltine crackers.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 packet dry white sauce mix
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup whipping cream

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. 3 Mix cracker crumbs, ground beef, egg, nutmeg, and allspice with the onion until blended. Shape into 1 1/2 inch (4 centimeter) meatballs, and place in a glass baking dish. Sprinkle with minced garlic, and cover with foil.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until cooked through.
  5. 5 Meanwhile, make white sauce, following the directions on the packet. Stir in dill, sage, flour, and whipping cream.
  6. 6 Turn off oven, and remove foil cover from meatballs. Pour sauce over meatballs, and leave in hot oven for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 369.5
  • Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Cholesterol 125.7 mg
  • Fat 24.6 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 23.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.4 g
  • Sodium 428.5 mg
  • Sugar 1 g


  1. perfect. I made two dipping sauces. 1. red pepper white wine vinegar and honey. 2. with cilantro jalapeno heavy cream and mayonaise. It was spectacular.
  2. I only used the "meatball" part of this recipe - I did not make or cook them in the dill sauce. I am a big fan of IKEA swedish meatballs and their gravy and lingon berry sauce. I buy the frozen meatballs and all other ingredients but I was out of the meatballs. Therefore I - Read more ...
  3. it was delish
  4. Thank you for your recipe!!
  5. It SOUNDED really good; however I guess maybe I'm not a dill fan. To me the dish was dill with some white sauce and meatballs. The meatballs were good although they seemed to take longer than the recipe called for. All in all I would make it again but without the dill or maybe with - Read more ...
  6. This just wasn't what I was looking for. Edible but I won't make again.
  7. This recipe was just o.k. It sounded soooo good but I think I would have enjoyed more sauce as I served it with wide noodles I will try it again but maybe change it a little and see what happens. Thanks anyway for sending it.