Swedish

Julköttbullar (Swedish Meatballs for Christmas)

Ingredients: 1/3 lb very lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal* 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk (or, more traditionally, cream) 1/2 small onion, grated 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon allspice pinch ginger pinch nutmeg 1 egg, beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place […]

Pepparkakor

Ingredients: 1/4 cup heavy cream 2/3 cup Swedish light syrup or molasses 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg, at room temperature 1 tablespoon roasted ground ginger 1 tablespoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups flour […]

Ärtsoppa (Swedish Yellow Pea Soup)

Ingredients: 16 oz whole or split yellow peas* 1 onion, chopped 4 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and cut into 1/2 inch chunks 6 cups ham or chicken stock 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme 1 teaspoon marjoram white pepper sea salt grainy hot mustard Directions: Place the peas, stock, onion […]

Kåldolmar (Swedish Stuffed Cabbage)

Ingredients: 1/4 cup white rice 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten (if needed) 1 head cabbage, cored 12 oz ground pork 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 1/2 teaspoon thyme salt white pepper golden syrup Directions: Bring rice and water to a boil in small pot. Cover […]