Coffee Coated Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Coffee Coated Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Looking for a fun snack for your upcoming Independence Day celebrations? These Coffee Coated Swedish Meatballs are not only a crowd pleaser, but are made with our vitamin infused coffee to add a little something extra to this classic dish.



  • 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 pound each ground beef, turkey and pork


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 14 ½  ounces beef broth
  • 2 oz  hot VitaCup coffee Breakfast blend


  • Hot cooked egg noodles, optional


  • All above ingredients
  • Large Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Oven
  • Baking Pan
  • Paper Towels
  • Small Saucepan
  • Stove
  • Serving dish
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a large bowl, combine bread crumbs and cream; let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the beaten egg, onion, parsley, salt, nutmeg and ginger.
  3. Crumble meat over mixture and mix well.
  4. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  5. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan.
  6. Bake, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Transfer meatballs to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish.
  8. Scrape pan drippings into a small saucepan; stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth and coffee. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over meatballs.
  9. Bake, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly.
  10. Serve with noodles if desired.

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