Swedish Meatballs over Egg Noodles for Dinner Tonight......

@tdemex (3545)
United States
July 13, 2009 4:31pm CST
I've had a craving for this for a couple days, went to the store and spent $14.00 USD for the meal it's for 6 of us! Not bad! Do you like Swedish meatballs? Ever had them over Egg noodles? I know their usually an appetizer, but my mom used to make this when we were kids and I get an urge every now and then for them. I like to make them on the sweet side, I put some brown sugar in there! LOL! How about how do you like them? I make them with a mushroom sour cream sauce, sounds good! tdemex
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@KrauseHome (36750)
• United States
2 Oct 09
Oh Yummy!! This sounds really good my friend. I have not had home made Swedish meatballs in a long long time. I occassionally have had some of the ones made up pre-frozen and stuff, but your talking about them makes me want some. I might have to find a recipe for these somewhere and try it.
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
2 Oct 09
I hadn't had them in a long time myself. But when I got laid off I had to go in to the thrift mode and those came to me! When I made them I'd forgotten how great they were! I've been making a lot more things using ground beef! Sure miss those t-bones though! LOL! tdemex
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• United Kingdom
14 Jul 09
I don't know about Swedish meatballs but I can honestly say that I love meatballs!! Perhaps I eat the Swedish ones as well I don't know. I have spaghetti and meatballs and I tend to save the meatballs until the very last moment. I love the taste of them but I don't have them on a regular basis, perhaps once per month or so. Well, it sounds as though you really enjoy them though!! I love noodles too, very tasty!! Andrew
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
14 Jul 09
If you ever see them around you should try them. I put some brown sugar in mine it makes them slightly sweet, that's how I was taught. But there are many variations! Their probably all good! Especially if you like meatballs! tdemex
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@bdugas (3581)
• United States
14 Jul 09
Yes I love them, and only way I know to eat them is over noodles. I also like them the way you are talking about. I use sour cream a lot in cooking. No $14.00 to feed 6 in not bad, the way groceries prices are growing.
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
14 Jul 09
With a salad and hot garlic bread, you can't beat this! tdemex
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@mari61960 (4895)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Got room for one more?? I can leave right now !! I love Swedish meatballs especially over egg noodles. I also love Mandarin Meatballs. Here is a recipe, they are wonderful and sweet too. Mandarin Meatballs Ingredients: Meatballs- 2 lbs ground beef (lean) 2 large eggs ½ cup dry breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Sauce- 1 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 ¾ cups pineapple juice (reserved from pineapple tidbits) 1 15 oz can of mandarin oranges (DRAINED) *Add just before serving* ¼ cup white vinegar 1 ½ tablespoon soy sauce 1 ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 (14 oz) can pineapple tidbits Directions- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Make the meatballs by combining all meatball ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well and shape into about 1” meatballs. Brown Meatballs in a non-stick frying pan and drain on paper towels. Make the sauce by combining cornstarch and brown sugar in a sauce pan. Then add 1 ¾ cup pineapple juice and blend until the mixture is smooth. Add vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and stir. Simmer uncovered on medium low until thickened (about 8 minutes). In a casserole dish pour sauce over meatballs and add pineapple tidbits. Lightly mix meatballs until they are coated with the sauce. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until fully cooked. Just before serving gently stir in the mandarin oranges and serve... Yummy Now I am so very hungary .. lol Blessed be, Mari
@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Wow thanks Mari that sounds like something I'm gonna try out, I'm gonna add some minced up onion to the balls though! LOL! Really thanks! tdemex
@mari61960 (4895)
• United States
14 Jul 09
Hope you enjoy them !! Brightest blessings & Thanks for BR
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@breepeace (3024)
• Canada
1 Oct 09
I love that dish. It's probably one of my favorites of all time. Mom makes it with a mushroom sour cream sauce and adds green peppers, sort of similar to a stroganoff. I've done a few little variations over the years to suit my own tastes, and actually really enjoy making it with plenty of fresh garden peas. Oh gee thanks, now I'm hungry. :)
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
1 Oct 09
Hey! That's great I'm glad I reminded you of this dish. I have it on my food rotation. I'm laid off and this is a good hearty dish and it's cheap and easy to make! Enjoy! tdemex
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• United States
4 Aug 09
Mmmm...Swedish meatball sounds good...Quite honestly, I have never made them myself, but this post has inspired me. I am gonna try it, but I might substitute ground turkey for the ground beef [my body handles the turkey better]. Have you ever tried it with turkey? I guess it should still be pretty good. We'll see, anyway thanks for the dinner suggestion...
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
4 Aug 09
I'm old school, LOL! Ground beef only. never tried turkey. I do like to experiment with deep frying them, I've had some great successes in that area! Thanks!
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@cher913 (25865)
• Canada
14 Jul 09
thats not bad. we go to ikea (its a swedish furniture store with a restaurant in it) and they have that meal. i dont mind swedish meatballs but i love egg noodles just because i am hungarian and there is a dish with cream, cottage cheese and egg noodles, its the best meal ever!
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
14 Jul 09
Well you did clear up something for me, someone else mentioned Ikea, I knew it was a furniture store but have never been to one. I couldn't figure out what Ikea had to do with meatballs! LOL! I now have a clue, it's good to learn something every day! Thanks. tdemex
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@macubx (11421)
• Philippines
14 Jul 09
wow sounds good and tasty, wish i can have some of that tasty treats, so sad its not being served here in my place..
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
14 Jul 09
Wish you were here! There's plenty enough to go around. tdemex
@Ldyjarhead (10157)
• United States
14 Jul 09
I used to make several different meatball dishes and I haven't in a while now. Thanks for the reminder! I usually make a sauce from cream of mushroom soup with butter and sour cream and serve it with the meatballs over rice or noodles. I also make a really good sweet and sour meatball dish that is great over the same. I need to see what I have in the pantry and pick up the things needed for both of these dishes. Don't know why I haven't thought of making them lately, but I will now.
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
14 Jul 09
Hey Lady haven't run into you in a while Hope all is well! I like the sweet and sour sauce also. Did ya see the recipe in a previous post it looks real good! tdemex
@ladym33 (10990)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Sweedish meatballs sound fantatic to me right now. I would love that. I do like them very much. They are very rich and satisfying and are perfect over egg noodles. I am making chicken, mashed potatoes, and corn on the cob. Sweedish meatballs sound better, but I have potatoes that I neeed to use up.
@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Have fun and don't forget the salad and Garlic bread! Thanks tdemex
• United States
13 Jul 09
Oh man, Swedish Meatballs is actually something that I did not grow up having very often (actually only a couple times) so when i hear mention of it like you just did my mind goes YUM, [[look around for an IKEA]], I love egg noodles and think they go brilliantly with in this recipe. I'll have to do a little looking around my neighborhood for Swedish Meatballs because I don't think any of them have it but Im going to check. thanks for the idea, I know my kids will love it and I've never made it at home! Kids love noodles and creamy sauce
@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
You should make them from scratch! Look on cooks.com they have good recipes there and you can add what you like, their easy to make and save on the cash! Thanks I liked your first avatar the best! tdemex
@whywiki (6070)
• Canada
13 Jul 09
I have had a craving for this for about two weeks now and haven't made them yet, now with this posting it has made me want them even more so I think they are in my near future. I like them on egg noodles the best. I have never tried them with sugar it sounds good, I may have to try that.
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Yes mom used to put about a tablespoon of brown sugar in there! Makes em a little on the sweet side but not overpowering! Thanks! tdemex
@clutterbug (1051)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Yes, and thanks for the invitation for tonight, what time is dinner? Lol. I like the creaminess of Swedish Meatballs, and Hungarian Goulash is very similar. I put extra sour cream and a can of tomatoes in the Hungarian Goulash. And no, I'm not Hungarian. :O)
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@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Yes I make a great Goilash also lots of paprika! Good idea for next week! Thanks! tdemex
@writersedge (22577)
• United States
13 Jul 09
I love them. Have never made them myself, sounds like yours are devine. Never had with egg noodles, but I do love those. Had mostly as appetizers with toothpicks. $14 divided by 6 is a very cost effective meal. Enjoy!
@tdemex (3545)
• United States
13 Jul 09
Hey! We will, with the salad and Garlic bread, it's still cheap and delicious! Thanks tdemex