Cookbook:Frikadeller (Danish Meatballs)

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Frikadeller (Danish Meatballs)
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Frikadeller are as Danish as the Dannebrog. This is standard Danish fare, made of ground pork and veal and traditionally served with boiled potatoes, gravy and rødkål (braised red cabbage). Originally, this dish was made so that the meat would feed more people, and thus, the possibilities as to what can be added are numerous.




  1. Mix all ingredients except butter together.
  2. Shape mixture into small patties.
  3. Fry in hot skillet with lots of butter.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • These can be frozen and reheated.
  • You can substitute bread crumbs with wheat germ and/or oat bran.
  • Any ingredient will work. Many people add a quantity of milk also, and the mixture is then thickened again with more flour, bread crumbs and/or oat bran.