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Sweden Style Dinner

meatballs

Sweden is a country which has rich of tasty delicious foods based largely on fish, meat and potatoes. Most of their dinner meal is full of nutrients and their foods are famous around the world. So what are the popular foods in Sweden Style dinner?

Swedish Meat Ball

Fried Meat ball
Meat balls are Swedish favorite dish and one of the typical foods in Sweden. They are pan fried dumplings and usually served in soup. Traditionally they are made of minced pork, chopped onions, milk, egg, bread crumbs, flour, salt and pepper formed into balls. Then pan fried in pork fat or butter, margarine. As a main dish they are most often served with creamed, white cabbage.

Pea soupArtsoppa
One of the most traditional Swedish soups of Artsoppa is a popular served dish in many restaurants and households most in every Thursday. Artsoppa is a yellow pea soup, commonly served with pancakes. This is a simple meal, a very thick soup, basically consisting of boiled yellow peas, a little onion, salt and small pieces of pork. Yellow pea soup is an absolute classic in Swedish food. It has been served in Sweden since the middle ages

Bolat

Blodpalt
Blodpalt is an interesting food which is made out of mixed up with flour where the most commonly used are rye, wheat and barley. Blodpalt are mostly made of potatoes and barley flavor, salt and pork. Pork blood is also added making very dark colour. This dish is traditionally eaten with butter and lingonberry Jam.

Surstromming
Surstromming
When you taste the Sweden Style dinner, without including Fermented Herrings won’t be complete. This fishy dish are daily dish for Sweden People. Swedes have been pickling since the middle Ages, mainly as a way of preserving the fish for storage and transportation. Pickled herring are commonly prepared with mustard, onion, garlic and dill and often eaten with boiled potatoes, sour cream, chopped chives, sharp hard cheese, boiled eggs and crisp bread.

Hash

Hash ( Pytt I panna)
It is a dish of chopped meat, potatoes and spices that are mixed together and cooked with onions. It is usually served with pickled beetroot and a fried egg.

 

Smorgastarta

Smorgastarta
Smorgastarta is also known as a savory sandwich cake which is  normally made up of several layers of white or light rye bread with creamy fillings in between. The fillings and toppings vary, but egg and mayonnaise are often the base, additional filling may vary greatly but often includes many ingredients such as olives, shrimp, ham, caviar, tomato, and cucumber, grapes lemon slices, cheese and smoked salmon. It’s a Swedish staple that’s perfect for parties, dinner.

KalopsKalops 
Kalops is a traditional Swedish beef stew that is slowly cooked with  beef, vegetables and spices and berries which gives it its distinct flavor.  Traditionally it is always served with potatoes and red pickled beets.  It is a delicious food which is mostly famous as a winter dinner food.

Meat ballVeal Rissoles
This dish is similar to the traditional meatballs but it is cooked in the oven instead of fried. Served with cream sauce, lingo berries or black currant jelly, and potatoes, it’s always spectacular.

cabbage roll

Swedish cabbage rolls
The traditional dinner food of stuffed cabbage rolls is a sweet taste together with the fresh cabbage and sweet sour dish. It is a great Swedish classic meal which is easy and simple. These cabbage rolls are ground beef and rice stuffed cabbage leaves cooked with tomato sauce in the slow cooker.

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