Slow Cooker

Swedish Meatballs

with cranberry sauce

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 8 oz. Carrot
  • 18 oz. Fingerling Potatoes
  • 2 tsp. Garlic Salt
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    12 oz. Stroganoff Sauce
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    ½ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
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    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 5 oz. Canned Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce
  • 0.28 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 12 Chive Sprigs
  • 32 oz. Ground Beef
  • 5 oz. Peas

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel, trim, and cut carrot into ¼" slices on an angle. Slice potatoes into ½" rounds. Mince chives. Combine ground beef, panko, and half the garlic salt (reserve remaining for slow cooker) in a mixing bowl. Divide beef mixture into 16-18 evenly-sized meatballs, about the size of golf balls.

  2. 2

    Start the Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid. In a clean slow cooker, combine carrot, potatoes, remaining garlic salt, and cream cheese. Top with meatballs. Cream cheese will melt as meal heats. Turn slow cooker on to low heat. Cover, and cook until meatballs reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 hours.

  3. 3

    Stir in Sauce and Peas

    When 15 minutes are left to cook, gently stir in stroganoff sauce and peas until combined. Cover, and cook, 15 minutes.

  4. 4

    Make Sauce And Finish Dish

    When meal is cooked, combine cranberry sauce and lemon juice in another mixing bowl. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with chives. Serve sauce on the side for dipping. Bon appétit!

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