Recipe - Frikadeller (Danish Meatballs)

Frikadeller (Danish Meatballs) by Foodland Recipe Kitchen

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Serves: 4-6


  • 750g beef mince
  • 250g pork mince
  • 3 slices white bread, cut into
  • small pieces
  • milk
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • ½ tsp ground white pepper
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 80g butter, melted
  • Oil for frying


  • Large frying pan
  • Large bowl
  • Small bowl


  1. Combine mince beef and pork in a large bowl.
  2. Place bread into a small bowl and add enough milk just to cover the bread, allow bread to soak up the milk and become soft.
  3. Add onion and soaked bread to the mince, mix with clean hands to bring together. Then add eggs, flour, salt, pepper and ground cloves, combine well.
  4. Using a tablespoon, dip spoon into melted butter and take one spoonful of mixture.
  5. Place the meat in the palm of your hand and form the mixture into an oval shape, continue till all mixture has been shaped.
  6. Heat oil in a large frying pan; carefully cook meatballs till browned, turning to ensure all sides are browned. Remove and drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Serve with gravy, mashed potatoes and a berry sauce.