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Swedish Meatballs

Serves 10
Est. preparation time: 12 mins
Est. cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

1 recipe meatballs, (recipe follows)
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
1/2 cup water
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons dry instant nonfat dry milk
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 recipe gravy
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups beef broth
1 cup NESTLÉ(r) CARNATION(r) Evaporated Milk
1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
10 (1-pound) cups dry noodles, cooked and drained

Directions:
FOR MEATBALLS PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

MIX all meatball ingredients lightly but thoroughly in medium bowl. Shape into 2-inch balls. Place in jelly-roll pan.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain; reserve fat drippings. Keep meatballs warm.

FOR GRAVY
COMBINE 1/2 cup fat drippings from meatballs (adding vegetable oil to make 1/2 cup) and flour in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in broth, evaporated milk, dill and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Add meatballs to sauce; stir. Serve over noodles.

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