Danish Meatballs

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
1 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups water
Salt and pepper to taste


Combine beef, onion, egg, breadcrumbs, milk, salt, and pepper, mixing well. Shape mixture into 1-inch meatballs. Brown in oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Remove meatballs from skillet, and drain on paper towels. Reserve pan drippings in skillet.

Add flour to pan drippings, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add water; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt and pepper to taste. Add meatballs to gravy. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983