Caramelized Onions and Smoked Salmon Knishes

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Prepare Filling:
  • Place potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water and chicken broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain well.
  • Combine potatoes, broth, softened cream cheese, salt, pepper and salmon in a large bowl, mash until well combined.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Coat pan with cooking spray and butter.
  • Add onion, cook 5-10 minutes until caramelized.
  • Remove with slotted spoon and add to potato mixture.
  • Stir into the potato mixture.
  • Set aside.
  • Prepare Dough:
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine 2-1/2 cups flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • Combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup water, butter and 1 egg in medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Make a well in center of flour mixture; add yogurt mixture, stirring until dough forms.
  • Sprinkle with chopped chives, if desired.
  • Turn dough out onto a floured surface.
  • Knead until smooth and elastic(about 10 minutes); and 1 tablespoon flour to prevent dough from sticking to hands(dough will feel sticky).
  • Cover dough, and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 16 portions.
  • Working with one portion at a time(cover remaining dough to prevent drying), roll each portion into a 5" square on a floured board.
  • Place 1/4 cup potato mixture in the center of dough.
  • Fold dough over filling, pinching ends and seam to seal.
  • Place knishes, seam side down on a cookie-sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • Repeat procedure with remaining dough and filling.
  • Make a small cut in center of top of each knish.
  • Combine remaining 1 tablespoon water and remaining egg in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Brush egg mixture over knish tops.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.