A classic Nordic open sandwich featuring a creamy pickled beet salad and leftover Swedish meatballs. Beautiful and delicious!
For the Sandwiches:
2 thin slices dense rye bread
Butter for spreading
A handful of baby arugula leaves or other baby lettuces
Creamy Pickled Beet Salad (recipe follows)
4-8 leftover Easy Swedish Meatballs, sliced
Dill sprigs, chopped parsley or chives for serving
For the Creamy Pickled Beet Salad:
½ cup pickled beets, cut into ½ inch pieces
1 tablespoon prepared mayonnaise
1 tablespoon creme fraiche or sour cream
Assemble the Sandwiches: Transfer bread slices to a clean work surface. Butter the bread. Top with a handful of arugula, a generous spoonful of Creamy Pickled Beet Salad. Artfully arrange meatball slices on top. Garnish with herbs and serve.
Keywords: Swedish, meatballs, smørrebrød, sandwich, pickled beets