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Norwegian Meatballs

Category: toddler

Duration: medium

Age: child

Keywords: toddler


This recipe is an excellent one for sneaking some grated carrot, shredded spinach or broccoli speckles into your kids food.

Meat balls cooked


  • 500g mince
  • 1 small potato
  • 1 tbs corn flour
  • 1 onion
  • 1 egg
  • salt, pepper, mixed herbs
  • milk
  • butter for frying

Gravy Ingredients:

  • 500 ml stock
  • 2 1/2 ss flour
  • 100 ml milk
  • salt & pepper


  1. Run potato and onion in food processor – add in mince flour, milk, egg and spices
  2. Once mixed well, shape meat balls with your hand using a spoon dipped in water
  3. Brown on all sides in frying pan using butter<
  4. Prepare gravy and put all the fried meat balls in gravy for simmer until cooked through
  5. Serve with potatoes and green steamed veggies
  6. The meat balls get better the longer they simmer in the gravy – even better when reheated the next day.

More photos

Mum and child chopping veggies
Meat balls
Meat balls cooked
Mince and onion
Parents and child stirring pot

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