Mini Swedish meatballs with cranberry sauce

Mini Swedish meatballs with cranberry sauce

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 6
Scandinavian-style food is light but packed with flavour. This veritable smorgasbord of little dishes is great for summer entertaining

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal43
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.07g
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  • 300g pork mince
  • 50g fresh white breadcrumb
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped or grated onion



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • cranberry sauce or jelly, to serve


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…


  1. In a bowl, put the meat, breadcrumbs, egg, onion and allspice with some seasoning. Mix well and form into about 20 small meatballs. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then brown and cook the meatballs in two batches. Serve with a bowl of cranberry sauce to dip in.

  2. Serve alongside a combination of smoked and cured fish like salmon, pickled herring, trout or mackerel. Add bowls of crème fraîche or soft cheese, capers, grainy mustard, diced red onion or chopped boiled eggs to accompany, as well as the dishes below.

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OliTheTruBluCommuist UwU's picture
26th Feb, 2020
VERY GOOD! i enjoy the crisp texture and everything else about this recipe
1st Dec, 2011
Easy and tastey. I found they tasted best the cold, the next day!
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