• Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 30 Meatballs

Paleo Swedish Beef-Egg Meatballs

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Category: Healthy Recipes, Eggs, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • ~~~~~~~~~For the Meatballs~~~~~~~~~~~
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Tablespoon of Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of Nutmeg
  • â…› teaspoon of Ground Cloves
  • ¼ Sweet Onion, finely minced
  • 1 Garlic Glove, finely minced
  • 1½ Tablespoon of Lard or Cooking Fat
  • ~~~~~~~~~For the Gravy~~~~~~~~~~~
  • ¼ Sweet Onion, finely minced
  • 1 Garlic Glove, finely minced
  • 1 14 oz Can of Full Fat Coconut Milk
  • 2 cups of Beef Broth
  • 2 Tablespoons of Butter (or Ghee)
  • 1 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Tapioca Flour
  • Salt to taste


For the Meatballs:

Combine the beef, pork, egg yolks, parsley, salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in a bowl.

Heat a skillet to medium and add ½ Tablespoon of lard/cooking fat.

Add the minced onion and garlic and stir fry for a minute. Add to the meat bowl.

Mix the contents of the bowl until well blended.

Form about 2 Tablespoons worth into a ball.

Heat a cast iron skillet to medium and add the rest of the lard/cooking fat.

Add about ten balls to the skillet and cook for about 8-10 minutes, continuously rotating each ball, until they are nice and browned.

Remove the balls and place in a strainer to drain. Repeat cooking the balls in a few more batches.

For the Gravy:

Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook for about a minute.

Add the coconut milk, broth, butter, and pepper.

Whisk and continue to cook for about 5 minutes.

Add the tapioca flour one tablespoon at a time and whisk until dissolved. If the gravy clumps then transfer the contents to a blender and blend. Taste and add salt if desired.

Remove from heat and return the meatballs to the sauce.

Serve with mashed potatoes and lingonberry jam.

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