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German/Russian Krautburgers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shonah Graetzer

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Filling:
1 lb. ground beef
2 c. finely chopped onion & 2 tsp. salt
3-4 c. grated cabbage, about 1/2 medium head
Bun recipe:
1 1/2 cups warm water
1/4 c. sugar
1 T. dry yeast
1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 T. salt
6-8 c. sifted white flour

Directions:
Directions:
Brown the hamburger. In a 3-4 quart pot, place the hamburger, onions,, cabbage, and salt and cook on low until onions are tender. Set aside.
Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the warm water and let set 5 minutes (it should look foamy). Heat the milk to lukewarm and place in a large mixing bowl with the oil and salt. Mix gently. Add 3 C. of the flour and stir. Add the yeast and water and stir. Add 4 more c. of flour a cup at a time. Can work the dough by hand or use an electric mixer and mix 5-8 minutes. The dough is sticky. Cover pan and let dough raise once until doubled in volume. Check every 15 minutes. Can punch it down for a second rising, but not necessary.
On floured surface, divide the dough in half. Knead, can add 1/4 c. of extra flour at a time if its too sticky. Roll dough to 1/4 in. thick. Cut into 5 in. squares, and place 3-4 T. of filling on each. Bring corners to center, and squeeze seams. Place on oiled pan, Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes, until dough is lightly browned. Loosen krautburgers with pancake turner. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16-18
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to Grandma Miriam Graetzer by her mother, who learned it from her mother. They lived in Germany which is now Russia.

 

 

 

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