Connie’s Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

My family of 10 loves Swedish meatballs! They are the ultimate comfort food when served over a big helping of mashed potatoes and smothered in gravy! YUM!

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Swedish Meatballs

Yield – 10 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 25 minutes


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cans cream of mushroom soup (or make your own cream of mushroom soup!)
  • milk (1/2 soup can)
  • 1 cup cracker or bread crumbs
  • Serve with mashed potatoes (or rice)


  • Mix the 2 cans of soup with 1/2 can of milk.
  • Knead 1/4 cup of this mixture, along with the egg and bread crumbs into the ground beef.
  • Set the rest of the soup mixture aside.
  • Make meatballs about the size of golf balls.


  • Brown well in 1 Tbsp. oil, making sure to roll them around periodically so they will be evenly cooked.
  • Drain oil and cover meatballs in gravy (remaining soup mixture). Simmer until hot.
  • Serve over mashed potatoes (or rice) and enjoy!

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  1. Jill Eisenbarth Martinez says

    My mom makes Swedish meatballs and uses 1/2 lb of pork in with the hamburger and sour cream in the gravy along with the mushroom soup. Yum. Love that recipe.

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