Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins
This is the only knish recipe I've made. It always turns out so great and you can alter the filling to suit your tastes. Today I made the dough with yams instead of white potato. I also added some spinach and mushrooms to the filling. I added some dill and thyme to the filling instead of the parsley. The first 6 ingredients are for the dough.
- 1 cup mashed potatoes
- 1 tablespoon light oil
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 3 cups pastry flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 cup cold water
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons light oil
- 1 1⁄2 cups mashed potatoes
- 1 1⁄2 cups mashed tofu
- 1⁄4 cup parsley
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- Place a piece of parchment paper on a large cookie sheet. Spray a little oil on the parchment. Set aside.
- Prepare 2 1/2 cups mashed potatoes.
- Beat together 1 cup of the mashed potatoes, the 1 tablespoons of oil and the salt. Add the flour, and baking powder, mix well.
- Mix in the water and knead into a smooth dough. I used my mix master to mix this and it worked great. The dough was wonderfully soft.
- Let the dough rest in a bowl covered with a damp cloth for about 1/2 hour.
- Saute the onions in the tablespoons of oil until transparent. Mix in the rest of the ingredients. I mixed it with the mix master just until combined.
- Cut the dough into 4 sections and roll each section out thin. Cut the circle into 4 more pieces and put 1-2 tablespoons of the filling in each.
- Gather up the edges and join in the middle and pinch together so the filling doesn't leak out.
- Put the knish on the parchment covered baking tray with the pinched side down.
- Brush the top with soy creamer if desired.
- Set the oven to 350'F and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown. Serve with horseradish or mustard.
- Bon Appetit.
These were great! My 21 mo old loved them as well! Instead of the tofu (which i avoid as much as possible because of the estrogen) I used mashed beans. They were so good! I also don't use oil to sautÃ©. I used either just some water or worchestershire sauce. Also using the same to brush on top of the knishes instead of the soy cream. My son could not get enough of them! So yummy! They are a bit time consuming, but so worth it!
These were pretty good hot, not so good the next day. We tried the sweet potato variation and it was very interesting!
My husband loved these. next time I am going to try indian spices and spinach. The pastry was delicious. Thanks :)