Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes

Michal Frischman Recipe By
  • Cooking and Prep: 5 h
  • Serves: 12
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I love a recipe that looks like a patchkeh but is super-easy to make ahead and can be pulled together at the last second. The knishes are great rewarmed from the fridge or freezer, and the pulled beef is amazing up to three days later. Keep them separate until serving, then sit back and collect the compliments.      A Food Fight, Round 2 Recipe

Ingredients (18)

Potato Knishes

Pulled Beef

Sommelier Suggests

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Prepare the Potato Filling

This can be done a day in advance.

  1. Peel and cube the potatoes and place them in a large pot. Cover with cold salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are fork tender, about 35–45 minutes. Drain.

  2. Mash potatoes with a potato ricer or masher.  Add in mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper as necessary. Set aside.

Caramelize the Onions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat one tablespoon of oil. Sauté onions until caramelized, about 45 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Make the Dough

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, sugar, eggs, soy milk, and 1/4 cup oil. Mix well to form a soft dough. Turn onto plastic wrap and allow to rest for 10 minutes. 

Make the Knishes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Turn the dough onto a floured surface. Cut into 12 pieces for large knishes, or 18 pieces for smaller knishes. Roll each piece into a circle.

  3. Place one teaspoon of caramelized onion and about two tablespoons of potato mixture in the middle of the circle. Pleat the top to close and place onto a baking sheet covered with Gefen Easy Baking Parchment Paper. Brush the tops with beaten egg and bake for 35–40 minutes, or until golden brown.

Tip:

Not in the mood of making your own dough? Use puff pastry dough cut into three-inch (seven- and- a- half-centimeter) circles instead.

Prepare the Pulled Beef

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Lay sliced onion in a 9- x 13-inch (20- x 30-centimeter) baking pan and place brisket on top. Sprinkle with onion and garlic powders, then pour meat sauce on top. Pour the water into the side of the pan and cover tightly. Bake for five to six hours or until very soft.

  3. Shred with two forks.

To Serve

  1. Place your knishes on a platter or on individual plates. Top with pulled brisket and enjoy!

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  • Nechama

    Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes

    Soy milk

    Is soy milk the same as Rich's coffee creamer or a similar substitute?
    Posted by NF |September 17, 2019
    Replies:
    Raquel Admin - Kosher.com Admin
    Hi! No, it is not. Rich's coffee creamer is much thicker and more similar to 'half 'n half' or 'heavy cream' and soy milk is more like milk.
    Posted by raquel_kosher|September 24, 2019
    0
  • RJ

    Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes

    Meat sauce

    My local grocery stores don’t have the salad mate meat sauce. Any other suggestions? TY!!
    Posted by Are |September 21, 2018
    2
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  • Nechama

    Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes

    Soy milk

    Is soy milk the same as Rich's coffee creamer or a similar substitute?
    Posted by NF |September 17, 2019
    Replies:
    Raquel Admin - Kosher.com Admin
    Hi! No, it is not. Rich's coffee creamer is much thicker and more similar to 'half 'n half' or 'heavy cream' and soy milk is more like milk.
    Posted by raquel_kosher|September 24, 2019
    0
  • RJ

    Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes

    Meat sauce

    My local grocery stores don’t have the salad mate meat sauce. Any other suggestions? TY!!
    Posted by Are |September 21, 2018
    2

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