Swedish Meatballs


3 tablespoons salted butter
3 tablespoons flour.
1 cup minced onion.
1 tablespoon freshly chopped garlic
2½ cups beef broth.
¾ cup heavy cream
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon coarse black pepper
¼ teaspoon ground allspice
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon tabasco
1 teaspoon Worchestershire


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and garlic until cooked.
  3. Add the flour and whisk until smooth.
  4. Whisk in the beef broth and worcestershire and bring to a simmer
  5. Add heavy cream and meatballs.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the gravy thickens.
  7. In about 10 minutes, season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and allspice.
  8. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lingonberry jam if desired.