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A cast iron skillet filled with meatballs and gravy.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Swedish Meatballs

These Whole30 Swedish Meatballs are hearty, flavorful and so tender! They are the perfect easy dinner for any night of the week. The gravy is smooth and creamy! Serve with Whole30 mashed potatoes for the ultimate comfort food!
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  • First, add ghee and diced onion into a larges skillet over medium heat. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Then, remove onions and add to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add remaining meatball ingredients to the mixing bowl with onions. Use your hands to combine.
  • Next, form 1 to 1.5 inch meatballs. Place each meatball in the same skillet the onions were cooked in.
  • Cook on low medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Cook until browned on all sides. Drain excess grease from pan.
  • Next, combine all gravy ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour gravy over meatballs in skillet.
  • After that, bring to a slight boil and cook for 10 minutes, until gravy has thickened. If needed, add just a teaspoon more tapioca flour to thicken gravy.
  • Finally, serve over mashed potatoes if desired. Drizzle extra gravy on top!


  • More tapioca flour will help thicken the gravy if needed.
  • Drain excess grease from pan before adding in gravy.
  • Cook until gravy has thickened.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, add meatballs and gravy to skillet and cook on low until warmed.
Calories: 479kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 18g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 131mg, Sodium: 687mg, Potassium: 484mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 61IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 59mg, Iron: 4mg