Danish Meatballs

I just realized that I forgot to share this recipe with you all! It’s one of the scrumptious dishes my friend Jana spoiled us with during our June visit to her family’s home…shd doubled the recipe, of course, to feed all 13 of us!

Danish Meatballs

  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 TB grated onion
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup soft breadcrumbs

Dill Sauce (this is SOOOOO good! especially spooned over a side of mashed red potatoes w/garlic!)

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt

Preheat oven to 375F.

In a large bowl, bombine beef or turkey, salt, pepper, egg, onion, milk, and breadcrumbs. Shape into 1 inch balls and arrange on a rack in a broiler pan. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, until browned. Transfer to casserole or chafing dish.

To prepare dill sauce, melt butter in a medium saucepan and stir in flour. stir in broth, salt and dill. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream or yogurt. Pour sauce over meatballs. Serves 6 as a main dish.