How do you make Swedish Meatballs in a Cream Sauce? | Köttbullar | What is the national dish of Sweden?
Thanks to IKEA, Swedish Meatballs is probably the most likely National Dish to spring to mind. The local name for it, Köttbullar, quite literally translates as meatballs – and it really is that simple. How do you make Swedish Meatballs?
The recipe here, köttbullar med gräddsås, meatballs with cream sauce, is wintry, rich and comforting, best served in a bowl and eaten with a spoon, they are that soft.
Often it is served with mashed or boiled potatoes and pickled vegetables – I’ve opted for the latter, to try to keep it light – plus the sweet vegetable vinegar helps to cut through the richness of the sauce.