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Healthy Jewish comfort food is usually an oxymoron. This is actually healthy for you, and delicious!
- 1 cup mashed potatoes
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups unbleached white flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 cup cold water
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 1⁄2 cups mashed potatoes
- 1 1⁄2 cups mashed tofu
- 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- To make the dough, beat together mashed potatoes, oil, and salt.
- Add the flour and baking powder and mix well.
- Mix in the water and knead into a smooth dough.
- Let rest on a board, covered with a cloth, for 1/2 hour.
- To make the filling, sautè the onions in oil until transparent.
- Mix together with the rest of the filling ingredients.
- Cut the dough into 4 sections, then roll each section as thin as possible (about 1/16-inch thick).
- Cut into 5 x 6-inch rectangles.
- Place 2 or 3 tTablspoons of the filling in the middle of each rectangle.
- Fold the sides in first, then the ends.
- Place folded side down on an oiled cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes, or until golden.
- Serve with mustard.
nice recipe for great jewish comfort food. thanks! i doubled the onions and added scallions -- will probably add some garlic next time. also, i brushed the knishes with a little olive oil and cooked them at 375F for about 35 minutes, which is when they started browning.
These were quite bland, nice texture though. They need either a very tasty sauce or something in the filling. The dough I really enjoyed, Thanks Mirjam. I'll work with this recipe to get it to my own tastes, as it is a sneaky way to get people to eat tofu! UPDATE: Right, just to add a note- my brother can't stop eating these. He loves them.