The history of Köttbullar.

Köttbullar, also known as Swedish meatballs, are a traditional dish that originated in Sweden. They are made with a mixture of ground beef, pork, and spices, and are often served with a creamy gravy and lingonberry jam.

The history of köttbullar can be traced back to the Vikings, who are believed to have eaten a similar dish made with ground meat and spices. However, it wasn't until the 18th century that the recipe for köttbullar became widely known and popularized in Sweden.

In the early 19th century, King Charles XII of Sweden introduced the recipe for köttbullar to the royal court, where it quickly became a popular dish. It wasn't until the 20th century, however, that köttbullar truly gained widespread popularity in Sweden and around the world.

Today, köttbullar are a beloved national dish in Sweden, and can be found on the menu at many restaurants and cafes throughout the country. They are also widely available in frozen form at supermarkets, making it easy for people to enjoy this delicious and comforting dish at home.


Köttbullar are often served as part of a traditional Swedish smörgåsbord, along with other classic dishes such as pickled herring, boiled potatoes, and lingonberry jam. They are also a popular choice for a quick and easy meal, and can be served with a variety of sides such as mashed potatoes, lingonberry jam, and pickled cucumbers.

Whether you are in Sweden or halfway across the globe, köttbullar are a delicious and comforting meal that is sure to satisfy your cravings for traditional Scandinavian cuisine.

Delicious Meat balls also known a swedish Köttbullar.