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Fat Grandma's Potato Knishes

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“From Steve Raichlin's "Healthy Jewish Cooking", this is great for holidays and every day.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet, add onions, and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and paprika and turn heat to low, cook 7 minutes more.
  4. Meanwhile heat water, salt, potatoes in a large pot, bring to boiling, lower heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Drain potatoes and return them to pot over medium heat until water is evaporated.
  6. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  7. Mash potatoes, add onion mixture, herbs, egg, salt, pepper, and flour.
  8. Use your hands to form 8 patties.
  9. Combine crust ingredients, dredge each knish through the crumb mixture, shaking off excess.
  10. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray, spray tops and bottoms of knishes, bake 30-40 minutes, turning after 20 minutes.

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