ikea meatballs recipe

Secrets Unveiled: IKEA Meatballs Recipe Is Now Available For Everyone At Home


Speaking of favorite foods, how many of you are heading to IKEA for their tantalizing meatballs right after the Movement Control Order (MCO)? Although this Swedish furniture retailer in Malaysia does offer food delivery but isn’t it is great if we can make it in our home? If this resonates with you, you must keep reading. IKEA Meatballs Recipe has been released to the public who miss this dish at home. Presented in the form of a typical IKEA manual which can be found at any own-assembled furniture box, readers will be guided through a six-step preparation of the dish. Let’s get started!

Here’s How To Make IKEA’s Signature Swedish Meatballs


Ingredients (Meatballs):

  • 500g beef mince
  • 250g pork mince* (see note below for Halal version)
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic (crushed or minced)
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tablespoons of milk (whole milk)
  • generous salt and pepper

*Halal version: substitute with 250g chicken mince or use total of 750g beef mince

While for IKEA’s Cream Sauce To Go With Your Meatballs:


Ingredients (Cream Sauce):

  • dash of oil
  • 40g butter
  • 40g plain flour
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 150ml beef stock
  • 150ml thick double cream
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

The illustration on the recipe card is fairly easy to understand. We personally tried preparing this dish and it seems not that hard. It tastes just like those in IKEA’s restaurant!

In the press-interview, Lauren Lourido, the country food manager of IKEA United Kingdom and Ireland said: “We know that some people might be missing our meatballs, which is why we’ve released an at-home alternative which, using easily accessible ingredients, will help those looking for some inspiration in the kitchen.” We are truly grateful that such a delicious dish got its secret recipe revealed. Head over to the kitchen and try it on your own! Bon appétit or, smaklig måltid, as they say in Sweden!

Image Credit: IKEA, @eatfirst.id (Instagram)

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