Authentic Swedish Meatballs (IKEA copycat) can be ready to serve in 30 minutes which makes them perfect for last minute meals! Served in a creamy gravy and you only need pantry ingredients and ground beef to make them!
What makes a meatballs Authentic Swedish Meatballs?
Swedish Meatballs are different than other meatballs because they are primarily cooked in a creamy milk based gravy. By browning them first, then finishing the cooking in the gravy you are given a tender and moist meatball that literally melts in your mouth.
There are arguments on whether to add breadcrumbs, (this recipe doesn’t have them) whether to cook the onions or just add them in raw and let them cook while in the gravy (this recipe cooks them in the meatball.) But all Authentic Swedish Meatballs have the creamy milky gravy surrounding them….