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Swabian Meat Pasties (schwabische Maultaschen)

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“Similar to boiled perogies. Made with mixed ground beef, sausage. and spinach and boiled in stock.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together flour and 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  2. Stir in 8 tablespoons water, vinegar and oil until mixture forms a ball.
  3. If necessary, add more water.
  4. Cover; let stand 20 minutes.
  5. Moisten bread in about 1 cup water; squeeze out moisture.
  6. Combine squeezed out bread with spinach, parsley, ground meats, sausage, CHOPPED onion, eggs, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  7. Mix very well.
  8. Roll out 1/4 of the dough at a time until 1/8 inch thick.
  9. Cut into an even number of 3-inch squares.
  10. Place 1 1/2 tablespoons filling on centers of half the squares.
  11. Top with other squares.
  12. Crimp edges together with a fork.
  13. Bring stock or broth to a boil.
  14. Add pasties; simmer in uncovered pan about 10 minutes or until they rise to the top.
  15. Melt butter in a skillet.
  16. Saute SLICED onion in butter until golden.
  17. Serve pasties with sauteed onion rings.
  18. Garnish with breadcrumbs.
  19. Makes 6 servings.
  20. Best of International Cooking.

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