Middle Eastern Dumplings Stuffed with Meat

an impressive party snack
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Ingredients

For the filling
2 Shallots chopped finely
1 tbsp Parsley minced
½ Red bell pepper diced finely
½ Green bell pepper diced finely
1 Tomatoes diced finely
11 oz Ground Beef
1 tsp Tomato paste
2 tbsp Pine nuts
1½ oz Pomegranate Arils
1 tbsp Olive oil
Salt to taste
Black pepper freshly ground, to taste
1 tbsp Ground coriander
1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
½ tbsp Cumin
For the dough
All-purpose flour
1 tsp Salt
1½ fl oz Sunflower oil
7 fl oz Milk warmed
¼ tsp Active dry yeast

Nutritional information

184
Calories
10.5g
Fat
15.3g
Carbohydrates
7.2g
Protein
15mg
Cholesterol
133mg
Sodium
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    • For the dough

    Middle Eastern Dumplings Stuffed with Meat

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    Put these Middle Eastern Dumplings Stuffed with Meat on the menu for your next party and your guests will talk about them for weeks, if not months after! The best thing about this recipe is that it is so easy to make. For best results, use your creative skills to display the dumplings artistically on a serving platter.

    Start by combining all savory ingredients to make the dumpling filling. Prepare a pastry dough using flour, salt, oil, milk and yeast. No kneading required! Take little pieces of the pastry at a time and roll them into oval shapes. Place a spoonful of filling on each pastry oval and fold the sides to create a little boat. Bake in the oven and serve warm. Yum!

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    Steps to make Middle Eastern Dumplings Stuffed with Meat

    1

    Heat oven

    Preheat the oven to 350 °F.

    2

    Make dough

    5

    Mix 12 ounces of flour with 1 teaspoon of salt, 1½ fluid ounces of sunflower oil. Mix 7 fluid ounces of warm milk and ¼ tsp of active dry yeast and add to the flour. Combine all ingredients to make a dough. Let rest covered for a few minutes.

    3

    Make filling

    5

    Place 2 finely chopped shallots, 1 tablespoon of parsley, ½ a red bell pepper, ½ a green bell pepper, 1 tomato, 11 ounces of ground beef, 1 teaspoon of tomato paste, 2 tablespoons of pine nuts, 1 tablespoon each of olive oil, coriander, paprika, ½ a tablespoon of cumin and salt & pepper to taste in a bowl. Mix well with your hands.

    4

    Roll out dough

    1

    Take small pieces of the dough at a time and use a rolling pin to roll them out into an oval shape on a lightly floured work surface.

    5

    Add filling

    1

    Spoon one tablespoon of filling onto the center of each piece of dough.

    6

    Shape the dumplings

    1

    Fold the sides of each dough piece together and press the ends together firmly using your fingers. The finished dumpling should resemble a little boat.

    7

    Repeat

    19

    Repeat the process until all the dough and filling is used. Place shaped dumplings on lined with parchment paper baking sheets.

    8

    Bake

    25

    Bake the dumplings in the preheated oven for approximately 20-25 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown.

    9

    Serve

    Arrange the dumplings on a serving platter, sprinkle with pomegranate arils and serve warm.

    These Middle Eastern Dumplings Stuffed with Meat are a great party snack. Your guests will be so impressed! Try them soon and don’t forget to tag #CookMeRecipes in your instagram posts!

    Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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    Athina

    Well done! Thanks for sharing!

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