Swabian Meat Pasties (schwabische Maultaschen)

Total Time
55mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

Similar to boiled perogies. Made with mixed ground beef, sausage. and spinach and boiled in stock.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together flour and 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  2. Stir in 8 tablespoons water, vinegar and oil until mixture forms a ball.
  3. If necessary, add more water.
  4. Cover; let stand 20 minutes.
  5. Moisten bread in about 1 cup water; squeeze out moisture.
  6. Combine squeezed out bread with spinach, parsley, ground meats, sausage, CHOPPED onion, eggs, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  7. Mix very well.
  8. Roll out 1/4 of the dough at a time until 1/8 inch thick.
  9. Cut into an even number of 3-inch squares.
  10. Place 1 1/2 tablespoons filling on centers of half the squares.
  11. Top with other squares.
  12. Crimp edges together with a fork.
  13. Bring stock or broth to a boil.
  14. Add pasties; simmer in uncovered pan about 10 minutes or until they rise to the top.
  15. Melt butter in a skillet.
  16. Saute SLICED onion in butter until golden.
  17. Serve pasties with sauteed onion rings.
  18. Garnish with breadcrumbs.
  19. Makes 6 servings.
  20. Best of International Cooking.

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