Köttbullar, Sweden’s take on the humble meatball, are a cult. They appear in Astrid Lindgren’s books and the Muppet Show and IKEA has made their popularity rocket around the world.
Köttbullar (Swedish Meatballs)
Köttbullar - Serves four
Combine the mik or cream with the breadcrumbs and herbs/spices and leave for ten minutes. Finely dice the onion and heat gently in a pan. Add the mince and the onions to the milk/cream mixture and knead thoroughly. Form small balls of 2-3cm diameter and fry in the butter on a medium heat until the outside is brown.
Serve with potatoes and cranberry sauce.