Recipe by Marigat
"This recipe comes straight from my mother-in-law in Denmark. It's a little labor-intensive, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be addicted! Serve warm with a brown sauce, small red boiled potatoes, and sweet and sour cabbage. Better still, double the batch and have enough the next day to slice and place on toast with mayonnaise (open-faced, of course, the Scandinavian way)!"
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milk, or as needed
finely grated onion
bread crumbs, or as needed
salt and pepper to taste
This is just how my Danish family taught me - except that my Gram would either mix in dillweed, or sprinkle fresh dill over them when serving. Very addicting!
my family also makes this recipe but we add allspice and make into patties.this has been a christmas tradition for as long as i can remember. my grandmother was from denmark and we have many of her family recipes.labor intense but sooo worth it.
These are fantastic! We cook them in butter for 2-3 minutes each side. Serve them with parsley potatoes and red cabbage.
The meatballs were excellent!! and true to the recipe... one thing I might add is to make gravy with the drippings... When finished cooking meatballs, remove the meatballs from the pan to a plate with paper towels. Add about 2/3cup of milk in the pan under medium heat... Slowly add a flour paste ( add 2tbs of flour to 4tbs of hot water) and stir with the pan drippings and milk until thicken... The gravy makes the meatballs!!
pretty good frikadellar, but you forgot the cloves! A pinch of ground cloves makes all the difference. Also, I use ground beef instead of the veal & it still comes out great. Serve with browned potatoes & red cabbage...yum!!!!
This is pretty much the same recipe I have. Friends mom makes it every year. She uses 50/50 soda instead of seltzer. Good flavor booster.
Umm I don't know the house didn't really dig into them, I don't know exactly what was wrong.
DOUBLE THIS RECIPE OR YOU WILL REGRET IT. Especially if there are more than two of you, and one is a teenager. My MIL is Danish, and she makes this as a basic recipe, usually with pork only. I accidentally got some ground lamb instead of veal, and it was delicious! Cannot do wrong with this recipe. Unless you don't make enough, you have been warned! Add whatever you want (dill, cloves, garlic, fennel) and it is so good!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Frikadeller (Danish Meatballs)
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 147
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