Swedish-Meatballs-5

YIELD:4SERVING
SCOURSE:Appetizer, Dinner
CUISINE:American, Swedish

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 celery stalk, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 1/2 pound 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 pound 95% lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs or gluten-free crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 cups reduced sodium beef broth
  • 3 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • chopped parsley, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add onions and garlic. Sauté until onions are translucent, about 4-5 minutes. Add celery and parsley and cook until soft, about 3-4 more minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine beef, turkey, egg, onion mixture, breadcrumbs, ¼ teaspoon salt, pepper and allspice. Mix well and form into 16 meatballs.
  • Add beef stock to the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and slowly drop meatballs into the broth. Cover and cook about 20 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Remove the meatballs with a slotted spoon and set aside in a serving dish. Strain the broth, transfer to a blender with cream cheese and blend until smooth. Return to the skillet with the meatballs and simmer

NOTES

This makes 16 meatballs, nutritional info is based on 4 meatballs with gravy.Serving: 4meatballs, Calories: 293kcal, Carbohydrates: 8.5g, Protein: 30g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5.5g, Cholesterol: 131mg, Sodium: 784mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3gBlue Smart Points:7Green Smart Points:8Purple Smart Points:7Points +:7

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