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Nellie's Virtiniai's (Lithuanian Meat Dumplings) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenifer Bird
Added: Tuesday, May 16, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dough: 3 eggs, 2 T. Water, 1 tsp. salt, 2 c. flour.

Filling: 1 lb meat (Venison/Beef roast, 1 small onion, 1 egg beaten, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. pepper, 1 T. butter.

Directions:
Directions:
Dough: Combined eggs and water and beat thoroughly. Add salt and flour to make a soft workable dough. Divide dough into 3 parts, sprinkle board with flour and roll dough into 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out rounds with cookie cutter or large glass.
Filling: Bake Venison or Beef roast at 350 degrees until done, then grind. Saute chopped onion in butter and add to the ground meat mixed with egg and spices. Put a teaspone of the meat filling each round and fold over and seal the edges. Brop each dumpling intosalted boiling water and simmer for about 15 minutes. Lift out dumplings with slotted spoon; serve with sour cream and butter or make a sauce with mushroom soup.

 

 

 

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