If you rather not make the meatballs from scratch, here’s how to serve it with IKEA frozen meatballs and the food items available from the IKEA Swedish Food Market. This is the closest to eating it at the IKEA Restaurant.
This recipe serves 4.
32 meatballs (KÖTTBULLAR)
1/2 cucumber. approx. 125g.
3 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tbsp parsley
100 ml warm water
1 tbsp sugar
1 ml salt
600 g mashed potatoes (eg. POTATIS-MOS)
400 ml cream sauce (eg. GRÄDDSÅS)
200 ml lingonberry jam (eg. SYLT LINGON)
Cook up an IKEA meatball platter
Meatballs: Pre-heat the oven to 225° C. Place the frozen meatballs on a baking tray. Heat in the middle of the oven for about 15 minutes.
Pickled cucumber: Slice the cucumber thinly. Mix the vinegar, water, sugar and salt until the sugar and salt dissolve. Add the cucumber. Leave to stand cool until time to serve. Garnish with a little parsley.
Mashed potatoes: Prepare as per the instructions on the packet.
Cream sauce: Prepare as per the instructions on the packet.
Serve the meatballs with mashed potatoes, cream sauce, pickled cucumber and a spoonful of lingonberry jam.
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