This delicious and simple dish is the Swedish Meatballs Crockpot Recipe Sour Cream, a tender, soft textured and aroma-filled meatball served in just 4 hours and 20 minutes.
Quite famous dishes, also I always serve it with Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe Using 00 Flour, is a healthy pasta that is easy to make as an ingredient can be mixed with anything.
What is Swedish Meatballs Crockpot Recipe Sour Cream?
Ground beef made meatballs and added a sour cream that complements the food becomes more perfect. The origin of the meatballs was first from China which was developed until this moment.
This food can be served at appetizers, lunches, even nights are suitable especially in winter.
Bakso has a long line, which began from the expression of the affection of a child to his mother during the Ming Dynasty in 1368-1644 in China, created a type of oriental cuisine that is very popular.
In the 17th century AD, a child named Meng Bo lived with his mother in Fuzhou, China. And the child was eager to cook the meat that his mother liked, but was already very vulnerable, so his mother’s teeth were no longer able to chew.
And Meng Bo also thinks about how to cook beef or anything that can be soft so that it can be eaten by his mother. Remember a kind of mochi from ground sticky rice to smooth.
From there the beef is pounded then formed into a small round so that it is easier to enjoy with warm broth. And named meatballs became a popular dish until now.
Meatballs can generally be made from beef, fish, ground chicken and mixed with tapioca flour. Often added toping with broth, noodles, vermicelli, bean sprouts, tofu, eggs, fried onions, and celery.
Now there are many variants of meatballs with various kinds, eating easy to process and easy to combine with other ingredients.
Tips on choosing beef to make meatballs
Watch the color
The easiest way we do this is to look at the color of the look. By the time the beef has been exposed to oxygen it usually changes color to a foolish red, but even though it has changed color but the quality is still good.
Press to check its texture
Before buying, you press the surface of the beef, then feel the texture. When it feels cold, soft, and a bit tough to the touch it is a feature of fresh beef.
While the beef that is not fresh will have a slippery, slimy, and sticky texture.
Smell the beef
One of the easiest ways to check the freshness of beef is to smell the aroma. Fresh features will give off the characteristic aroma of iron that is not too pungent.
While the beef that has started to rot will give off a fishy aroma more pungent. When touched, the smell of carnations is difficult to remove.
Check Production date
We must look at the date of slaughter and the consumption limit on the beef packaging listed.
Why would I prefer beef to make meatballs?
Because beef is a foodstuff that enters the category into the has many benefits for the body such as building muscles, bones, tissues, to support the performance of enzymes.
Each part of beef has a different nutritional content. Nutrients contained in 100 grams with a fat content of 10% are:
Water: 61 percent
Protein: 26.1 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
Sugar: 0 grams
Fiber: 0 grams
Fat: 11.8 grams
Animal proteins are usually of high quality and contain 9 essential amino acids needed for growth and body selection.
In addition to being well known as a source of protein, beef is also known as a source of fat. This part sometimes hunted people because it adds flavor, although fat increases the calorie content.
Beef fat consists of saturated and monounsaturated fats. The main fatty acids are stearic acid, oleic, and palmitate.
Vitamins and minerals
- Vitamin B12, an essential nutrient for the formation of the blood, brain, and nervous system.
- Zinc in beef, which is an important mineral for the growth and selection of the body.
- Iron, in beef, is absorbed very efficiently by the body.
- Niacin, this content is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.
- Vitamin B6 serves to form blood and energy metabolism.
- Phosphorus, this mineral is important for the growth and selection of our body.
- Creatin serves as a source of energy and the formation of muscle mass.
- Taurine, an antioxidant amino acid essential for muscles and the heart.
- Glutathione , which is one of the antioxidant amino acids contained in beef.
- Conjugated linoleic acid has a variety of benefits for health and from the healthy diet section.
- Cholesterol in the amount controlled will have many benefits for the body.
How to make Swedish Meatballs Crockpot Recipe Sour Cream?
To make Swedish Meatballs Crockpot Recipe Sour Cream, you only use a few ingredients including:
- Ground beef
- English soy sauce
- Onion powder
- Olive oil
- Unsalted butter
- Versatile flour
- Beef broth
- Sour cream
- Fresh bread
- Powder allspice
- Worcestershire sauce
- Black pepper
How to make it I just mix ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, breadcrumbs, eggs, allspice, shallot powder, salt, and pepper stir until everything is well mixed. Use a spoon to shape the dough into a ball.
Cook the in the skillet meatballs that have been added oil until cooked through. After that put the meatballs into the crockpot wait until browned, then put the butter, beat the flour, beef broth, stir gently until thickened.
After that remove the pan from the stove, stir in the sour cream until smooth pour the gravy over the meatballs in the crockpot. Cover again and cook until cooked through. Well, I also have some variations in making this meatball recipe, here’s an example.
Here’s a Swedish meatballs crockpot recipe with jelly
The ingredients used in the Swedish meatballs crockpot recipe with jelly are frozen beef meatballs, grape jelly, bbq sauce.
How to make it I just put the frozen meatballs into the crockpot, then mix the wine jelly and bbq sauce into a mixing bowl until well mixed. Then pour over the meatballs.
Cook at a low temperature until cooked, after which serve as an appetizer at a delicious dinner.
There’s another one I made Swedish meatball crockpot recipe nutmeg
In this recipe, I use ground beef ingredients, thick cream, white bread, olive oil, onions, eggs, pepper, salt, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom, ginger, parsley, beef broth, butter, and flour.
The first thing I did was preheat the oven to 350°, then diced the shallots in olive oil set aside, then soaked the bread pieces.
Mix ground beef, cooked onions, eggs, fresh parsley, and bread mixture. After that roll, the dough into a ball then cooks until browned.
Then put the meatballs on a baking sheet, put them in the oven until cooked through. Save the crockpot droplets for the sauce. In a frying pan beat the flour and butter to make the roux, then add the crockpot droplets from the meatballs, beef broth, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens.
And put salt, pepper, lastly place the meatballs in a lidded dish with sauce and bake for 7 minutes.
Those are some of the meatball variations that I recommend, but now you serve Swedish Meatballs Crockpot Recipe Sour Cream with different ones.
Equipment needed for cooking:
- Crock pot