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  • Beca Lyne-Pirkis

    Beca Lyne-Pirkis

    calendar Monday, 04 April 2022

  • Swedish meatballs, potatoes & greens


    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped or grated
    • 175g lean pork mince
    • 1 egg yolk
    • Small bunch fresh dill, finely chopped
    • 350ml chicken stock
    • 1 heaped tsp dijon mustard
    • 80g fat free plain yogurt
    • 250g new potatoes
    • 180g spring greens


    1. In a bowl, mix together the spring onions, garlic, pork mince, egg yolk, chopped dill and some seasoning.
    2. Divide the mixture into 12 meatballs. Heat the oil in a medium pan, and brown the meatballs all over, turning carefully until cooked.
    3. Remove the meatballs from the pan and add in the stock, bring to a boil before reducing to a simmer.
    4. Stir through the dijon mustard and yogurt - taste to check seasoning then return the meatballs to keep warm.
    5. In the meantime, boil the new potatoes until soft and in a separate pan, cook the greens for a couple of minutes.
    6. To serve, divide the potatoes, greens and meatballs between 2 plates, and spoon over the sauce.

    Recipe by Beca Lyne-Pirkis for FFIT Cymru.

    For more from FFIT Cymru, head to ffit.cymru

    Beca's Instagram: @becalynepirkis

    FFIT Cymru's Instagram: @ffitcymru

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