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Atkins Swedish Meatballs

From Dr. Atkins Diet Cookbook (1974)
Makes 30 meatballs

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Baken-ets pork rinds, crushed
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 pound ground veal
  • 1 large onion chopped fine
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons Krazy salt
  • 1/2 recipe Cream Sauce (the recipe calls for Basic Cream Sauce but since I really did not like that I will use Quick Cream Sauce)
  • nutmeg
  • caraway seeds

Mix heavy cream and water together.  Add pork rinds and allow to soak.  Combine beef, pork and veal.
Saute onion in 1 Tablespoon butter until light brown.
Mix cream mixture, meat, and onion together.  Season with salt.  Shape into small balls, and brown in 2 Tablespoons butter.
Remove balls to chafing dish and keep warm.
Make cream sauce and pour over meatballs.  Garnish with nutmeg and caraway seeds.
Total grams of carbohydrates: 16.3
Grams per meatball: .5

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