Knish is one of the traditional Passover foods most of us have grown up with. They are always made with love and enjoyed with gusto.
(From the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle)
- 1 cup mashed potatoes
- 1/3 cup matzo meal
- 2 TB potato starch
- 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 egg whites *note
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspooon salt
- 1 cup steamed broccoli, finely chopped
- A few drops of oil (optional)
*note - Or use 1/4 cup Passover egg substitute
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- In bowl, combine all ingredients except broccoli and oil.
- Stir well, then knead until thoroughly combined and the texture of dough.
- Divide into 6 portions.
- Flatten each portion into a 4" round, pressing down with waxed paper to flatten.
- Put 1/6 of the broccoli mixture into each circle, fold over and press edges to seal.
- Spray a cooking sheet with oil, or use a teflon sheet.
- Arrange knishes on a single layer and place on bottom rack of oven.
- Bake 15 minutes on each side. Serve hot.