Swedish Meatloaf

4 servings

2 lb. ground beef

1 env. instant onion soup

1 pkg. bacon, fried and broken in small pieces

1 can sliced mushrooms, or about 15 sliced fresh mushrooms sautéed.

½ cup grated cheese

½ cup parsley

4 to 5 tbsp. tomato sauce

cheese, sliced


Mix dried onion soup with ground beef, you can add a few table spoons water to the mixture if you like.  Flatten the meat into long rectangular patty.  Mix bacon, mushrooms, cheese and parsley together and lay the mixture like a string down the middle of the meatloaf.  Fold the meat over to enclose filling and form a loaf.  Paint with tomato sauce.  Bake in oven at 350°F for about 40 minutes.  Towards end of baking time, cover with sliced cheese and place back in oven to melt.  Serve with mashed potatoes and salad.


Fruit Cream (kräm)

1 bag (300g) mixed dried fruit

3 cups water

4 tbs sugar

2 tbs potato starch


Boil fruit in water for about 5-10 minutes.  Add sugar and boil for another 5 minutes.  Pick out the fruit with a slotted spoon and place in bowl.   Mix the potato starch with a little cold water and add slowly to the water left from the fruit.  Let boil until it thickens.  Pour over fruit.  Let it cool.  Serve with milk.



Flying Jacob (Flygande Jakob)

4 servings

1-1½ lb. cooked chicken meat (pork fillet can be substituted)

1 cup of whipping cream

1 cup of sour cream

½ cup chili sauce

2 bananas, sliced

1 package of bacon, fried crispy and broken into small pieces

½ cup of salted peanuts


Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Divide the chicken into bite size pieces. Layer the chicken and banana

slices in the bottom of a buttered ovenproof dish. Whip the cream until

soft peaks form. Add the sour cream and chili sauce to the whipped

cream, mixing gently. Spoon the sauce over the meat and bananas. Bake in

the oven about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the bacon and

peanuts on the top. Serve with rice and salad.



Crumb Pie

4-5 apples, pealed and sliced.

2 tbs. corn starch

½ c. sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. cloves

Place dry ingredients in large plastic bag, add apples and shake! Put the now spiced apples in a greased pie form.

Crumb Topping

1 stick butter (or margarine)

½ cup sugar

1 cup flour

1 cup oatmeal

Melt butter in small pot. Add sugar, flour and oats. (Should be a crumbly mixture, if it is too wet add more flour and oats.) Crumble mixture over apples.


Bake at 350º F about 20 min. until apples are bubbly and topping golden brown. Serve with half melted Vanilla Ice Cream or Vanilla Sauce.


Vanilla Sauce

1 egg or 2 egg yokes

1 tbs. sugar

2 tbs. potato starch (or corn starch)

4 dl milk or cream

1 tbs. vanilla

whip cream


Mix all ingredients except vanilla in a small pot. Cook over low heat until the sauce has thickened, stirring constantly. It should not boil! (Do not use a wire wisp in a aluminum pot or the sauce will turn a little gray.) Poor up the sauce in a bowl and stir it occasionally while it cools. Add the vanilla to the cooled sauce. Whip cream can be added to make it fluffy. Serve it cold.