Swedish beanballs

Did someone say beanballs with mashed potatoes? Yes, please! This dish will bring you back in the days of classic Canadian dishes. Juicy beanballs are topped with luscious cream sauce and served with a side of mash creamy potatoes, cranberry sauce and roasted carrots. 

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Setup & cook the carrots & beanballs: Bring a pot of water to a boil on high heat for the potatoes. Preheat the oven to 425F. Wash and clean all produce.

Cut the carrot in thin slices. On a lined baking sheet, place the carrots. Drizzle with oil, season with salt & pepper. Place in a single layer and cook for 5 – 8 minutes.

Add the beanball to the carrots on the lined baking sheet. Cook for an additional 12 minutes.


Cup & cook the potatoes: Peel the potatoes and cut them in about 1 – 2 inch dices.

Add the potatoes to the boiling water and cook until soft, 16 – 18 minutes.


Prepare the sauces: In the skillet you cooked the meatballs, add  1 tbsp (2p), 2 tbsp, (4p), 3 tbsp (6p) butter on medium heat. Add the same quantity of flour to the pan. Cook for 1 minute stirring regularly.

Add the cream sauce mix and 1/4 cup (2p), 1/2 cup, (4p), 3/4 cup (6p) water. Bring to a boil whisking regularly until the sauce thickens. Season with salt & pepper.

Warm the cranberry sauce in a small saucepan.

Gluten Friendly Prepare the sauce: In a small bowl, combine the water (1/4 cup, 1/2 cup, 3/4 cup) and cornstarch. In the pan you cooked the meatballs*, add the cream sauce mix and water cornstarch mix. Bring to a boil whisking regularly until the sauce thickens. Taste and add salt and pepper as desired. Warm the cranberry sauce in a small saucepan.


Mash the potatoes:  Drain and return potatoes to pot.

Melt 3 tbsp (2p), 1/3 cup (4p), 1/2 cup  (6p) butter (or margerine) with the same quantity of  milk (or unsweetened plant based milk) in a small saucepan.

Add the butter and milk to the potatoes. Mash until smooth. Season with salt & pepper.

Add more milk or water, 1 tbsp at a time, if needed to reach desired consistency. Set aside.


Serve: Serve the mashed potatoes, beanballs, roasted carrots with the cream sauce and apple cranberry sauce

Bon Appétit!



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carrots and parsnips

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apple cranberry sauce

1/3 cup

2/3 cup

1 cup

cream sauce mix

1/3 cup

2/3 cup

1 cup

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Health Fact

Regina Naturopathic

Dr. Craig Herrington Naturopath

While a lot of people know about cranberries ability to help prevent bladder infections, cranberries also help reduce dental cavities and gum disease by a similar mechanism!

Cooking with Kids

Beyond Baby Nutrition

Lacey Engel, Registered Diatitian

Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as young as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food, they may be more likely to try the same food at the table. 

Children are significantly more likely to try new foods when they helped prepare it. Let the child help complete these steps:

  • Prepare the sauce
  • Serve


Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

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