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Swedish Meatballs with Sour Cream Sauce



6 portion(s)


  • 750 grams of lean minced pork
  • 95 grams of dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 level teaspoon of dried mixed herbs
  • 1 level teaspoon of smokey paprika
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 heaped teaspoon of grated lemon zest
  • sauce
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of butter/margarine
  • 300 grams of sour cream
  • 3 heaped tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add onion to bowl and chop, 6 seconds, speed 6, scrape down bowl

    Add mince, dried bread crumbs, mixed herbs, paprika,  egg and lemon zest - blend 6 seconds, speed 6 - with spatula lift some of the bottom mixture to the top and repeat.

    Put mixture onto a plate/bowl and roll  heaped tablespoons into a ball, placing them in the Varoma trays as you go -- approx 24 meat balls

    With out washing the bowl add one litre of water, place lid on bowl and then Varoma - cook 30 minutes, Varoma, speed 4

    Place meatballs in thermosaver to keep warm


    Rinse the bowl and add the butter/margarine and sour cream, cook 10mins, 90 degrees, speed 1 - stir through parsley  and serve with meat balls

    NOTE Depending on the sour cream - if your sauce is a little thick you can thin with a little milk


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Serve with steamed rice, or pasta ribbons

Also delicious with cranberry sauce served on the side

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  • Thanks for the recipe, the sauce really...

    Submitted by gingerchef_jess on 18. March 2019 - 11:19.

    Thanks for the recipe, the sauce really complimented the meatballs


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  • 13stafford 1 cup mixed fruit total

    Submitted by Tarsh73 on 4. June 2017 - 12:36.

    13stafford: 1 cup mixed fruit total.

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  • Great food.

    Submitted by KiwiSteve on 20. November 2016 - 20:46.

    Great food.

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