Shortcut Swedish Meatballs

This Swedish Meatball recipe is quick, easy, and tasty! With a simple sauce, serve these Swedish Meatballs over egg noodles or rice and potatoes!

Course Dinner
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 412 kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups beef stock
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 pound frozen beef meatballs such as Casa di Bertacchi brand
  • mashed potatoes, rice or egg noodles for serving
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  1. In a large cast iron skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour and whisk. Cook 1 minute and slowly whisk in beef stock to prevent lumps. Cook 3 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken.
  2. Reduce heat to low and melt in sour cream, salt and pepper. Add in frozen meatballs, stir to coat and cover with foil. Cook 10 minutes or until meatballs and heated through.
  3. Serve over mashed potatoes, rice or noodles.
Nutrition Facts
Shortcut Swedish Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 336mg15%
Potassium 546mg16%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.