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15 Best Swedish Meatball Recipes - Classic and Creative Ideas

APRIL 19, 2024
15 Best Swedish Meatball Recipes - Classic and Creative Ideas
Swedish meatballs are a beloved classic and for good reason! They’re savory, perfectly spiced and so comforting, especially when served over a bed of creamy mashed potatoes or yummy pasta. If you’ve never tried them for yourself it’s about time that you did. We’ve got 15 recipes that offer up classic, traditional flavors as well as creative variations for a new and exciting take. From keto Swedish meatballs, to Ikea copycat Swedish meatballs, to instant pot variations, this list has something for everyone.
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Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatball Recipe - Swedish meatballs make a delicious dish with tender meatballs served in a rich, creamy sauce over noodles or mashed potatoes! A favorite family recipe made from scratch!
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CALORIES
$1.57
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Swedish Meatballs
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The Best Swedish Meatballs

The Best Swedish Meatballs are smothered in the most amazing rich and creamy gravy. The meatballs are packed with such delicious flavor you will agree these are the BEST you have ever had!
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30 min
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477
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$1.29
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The Best Swedish Meatballs
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Ikea Swedish Meatballs

You can make Ikea Swedish meatballs with a sauce just like they do!
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45 min
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658
CALORIES
$1.51
PER SERVING
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Ikea Swedish Meatballs
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One Pot Swedish Meatballs

This quick and easy swedish meatball recipe cooks the homemade meatballs, creamy sauce, and noodles all in one pot.
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47
30 min
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806
CALORIES
$3.08
PER SERVING
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One Pot Swedish Meatballs
Little Spice Jar

Seriously Amazing Swedish Meatballs in Brown Gravy

My favorite recipe for Swedish meatballs nuzzled in a simple yet creamy brown gravy! Just like IKEA but only better. It's so good you'll wanna slurp it through a straw!
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$2.17
PER SERVING
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Seriously Amazing Swedish Meatballs in Brown Gravy
Onion Rings and Things

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs with super moist, tender and flavorful meatballs in a delicious cream sauce for the ultimate comfort food. Quick and easy to make, they're perfect for busy weeknights!
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1 hr
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537
CALORIES
$1.71
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Swedish Meatballs
Art and the Kitchen

Swedish Meatballs

This amazing recipe for homemade Swedish Meatballs starts with a best ever meatball recipe! The meatballs are then smothered in a rich creamy gravy sauce.
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50 min
TOTAL TIME
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CALORIES
$1.97
PER SERVING
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Swedish Meatballs
Diethood

Lightened-Up (Turkey) Swedish Meatballs

Homemade turkey meatballs smothered in a light, yet very delicious gravy sauce.
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45 min
TOTAL TIME
277
CALORIES
$1.22
PER SERVING
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Lightened-Up (Turkey) Swedish Meatballs
I Heart Nap Time

Swedish Meatball Recipe

Moist and tender Swedish meatballs covered in a creamy gravy sauce. These flavorful meatballs make a delicious weeknight dinner that the whole family will love.
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5
50 min
TOTAL TIME
256
CALORIES
$1.31
PER SERVING
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Swedish Meatball Recipe
Like Mother Like Daughter

Easy Swedish Meatballs

Easy Swedish meatballs are covered in a rich and creamy sauce and ready in only about 15 minutes!
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29
15 min
TOTAL TIME
580
CALORIES
$1.91
PER SERVING
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Easy Swedish Meatballs
A Cozy Kitchen

Swedish Meatballs

Delight in the deliciousness of Swedish meatballs! This classic comfort food combines savory meatballs with a creamy and flavorful sauce, all in one dish. Enjoy the ease and convenience of this traditional Swedish recipe for a tasty dinner that's sure to please the whole family.
30 min
TOTAL TIME
640
CALORIES
$1.76
PER SERVING
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Swedish Meatballs
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Mini Swedish Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes

A deliciously rich and cozy recipe for Mini Swedish Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes. It's a perfectly satisfying dinner for any night of the week!
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45 min
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CALORIES
$1.42
PER SERVING
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Mini Swedish Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes
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Gluten Free & Keto Swedish Meatballs

These gluten free and keto Swedish meatballs are a terrific spinoff of a traditional family recipe.  Think juicy and incredibly flavorful meatballs, bathed in a creamy and luscious gravy!  
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40 min
TOTAL TIME
438
CALORIES
$1.27
PER SERVING
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Gluten Free & Keto Swedish Meatballs
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