Betty Crocker’s Swedish Meatballs

Betty Crocker's Swedish Meatballs
A vintage handwritten recipe for Betty Crocker's Swedish Meatballs; make these meatballs with ground beef, ground pork, onions, bread crumbs, parsley, Worchestershire Sauce, egg, milk, salad oil, flour, paprika, salt, pepper, water, and sour cream.
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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • Snipped parsley
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup salad oil


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  • Mix thoroughly beef, pork, onion, bread crumbs, parsley, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce, egg, and milk. Refrigerate for two hours.
  • Cook teaspoon-sized meatballs in oil for about 20 minutes; keep meatballs warm.


  • Blend flour, paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper in oil in a skillet.
  • Cook over low heat then add water and cook to boiling, stirring for one minute.
  • Reduce heat and add sour cream; then meatballs and heat through.

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Course Main Course
Cuisine Swedish
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One Response

  1. 5 stars
    nommie I’ve made this recipe for over 40 years. Just always have to remember to buy to ground pork..

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