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Swedish food  – Most Common Swedish Dishes

Potatoes are the main side to nearly every Swedish meal year round. Pancakes, soups, casseroles, and even whole buttered or sugared potatoes can be found on the plate in any Swedish home. As the main dish, one may also find kalops, or meat stew with onions, vegetables, and spices. The meat of choice is typically deer but can be and is not limited to smaller yet tougher meat. Served with the meat and potatoes is blodpudding, or blood pudding that is eaten with lingongberry jam and bacon.

Yum! Swedish Desserts! Swedish food

Two eggs, 1 1/4 cups of flour, a teaspoon of salt, and a little bit of butter creates a Swedish sweet treat. Pannkakar, or real Swedish pancakes are loved by both adults and children alike. Pepparkakor is another family favorite. Also known as, traditional Scandinavian sugar and spice cookies, it takes about an hour to create this tasty dessert but one moment to enjoy.  Apples, sugar, cinnamon, butter, flour and eggs creates a crustless Swedish apple pie. Children, parents, and their parents enjoy this dessert yearly as well.

Simple Swedish Recipes to Enjoy……

 

Real Swedish Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 eggs, 1 1/4 cup flour, 2-2 ½ cups of milk, 1 teaspoon of salt, butter

Directions: 1) mix eggs, flour, and salt

2) slowly add milk, beat batter smoothly

3) heat the skillet, add butter

4) fry pancakes on both sides

5) serve

Sugar Browned Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 10 small peeled boiled potatoes,

½ teaspoon of salt

Directions: 1) melt butter in pan, stir in sugar

2) brown sugar to a golden color, do not burn

3) add potatoes, stir, sprinkle salt over caramel color potatoes

Swedish Rice Dessert

Ingredients: 2 cups mini marshmallows, 2 cups cooked/chilled rice, 1 (8 1/4 ounce) can of

Crushed pineapples, ½ cup of cherry halves, ½ cup toasted almonds, 1 cup of

Heavy cream, 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Directions: 1) combine all ingredients except heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla

2) slowly add sugar and vanilla

3) whip the cream

4) add rice to the cream

5) refrigerate and enjoy

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