IKEA Just Shared The Recipe For Their Famous Swedish Meatballs!

Many companies have been sharing recipes so that people can try and recreate them at home during lockdown.

McDonald’s gave up their McMuffin Recipe, Disney has revealed many of their famous dishes also and even hotel chains are revealing their cookie recipes….

Ikea is up next with their Swedish Meatballs!

IKEA meatballs are usually served hot in the café or available as frozen balls in the Swedish Food Market.

Here’s hoping that these are easier to assemble than their furniture.

Ingredients: Meatballs

Makes 16 – 20

  • 500 grams (or 17.6 ounces) ground beef
  • 250 grams (or 8.8 ounces) ground pork
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic (crushed or minced)
  • 100 grams (3½ ounces) breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tablespoons of whole milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients: ‘Iconic’ Swedish Cream Sauce

  • Dash of oil
  • 40 grams (3 tablespoons) butter
  • 40 grams (3 tablespoons) plain flour
  • 150 milliliters (⅔ cup) vegetable stock
  • 150 milliliters (⅔ cup) beef stock
  • 150 milliliters (⅔ cup)l thick double cream
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  1. Combine beef and pork and mix thoroughly to break up any lumps. Add finely chopped onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg and mix. Add milk and season well with salt and pepper.
  2. Shape mixture into small, round balls. Place on a clean plate, cover and store in the fridge for 2 hours (to help them hold their shape while cooking).
  3. In a frying pan, heat oil on medium heat. When hot, gently add your meatballs and brown on all sides.
  4. When browned, add to an ovenproof dish and cover. Place in a hot oven (325 degrees F) and cook for a further 30 minutes.
  5. Begin making the cream sauce: In frying pan, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and continue cooking, stirring continuously, for 2 minutes, allowing the flour to cook through. Add the vegetable stock and beef stock and continue to stir. Add the thick double cream, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard. Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken. Continue to stir.
  6. When ready to eat, serve with your favorite potatoes – either creamy mashed potatoes or mini new boiled potatoes. Enjoy!