Greek dumplings with pumpkin and meat filling

12 persons | 60 minutes

The baked ones with pumpkin and meat filling smell wonderfully delicious and are a hearty favorite dish. The dumplings prepared in the oven can be served as a starter with tzatziki, herb quark or tomato salad.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )
Greek dumplings with pumpkin and meat filling
Greek dumplings with pumpkin and meat filling

12 persons | 60 minutes

The baked ones with pumpkin and meat filling smell wonderfully delicious and are a hearty favorite dish. The dumplings prepared in the oven can be served as a starter with tzatziki, herb quark or tomato salad.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )

Ingredients

Dough

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water, cold
  • 100g butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Filling

  • 350 g lamb or turkey
  • 400 g pork
  • 700 g pumpkin
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Instructions

Dough

  1. Make a dough out of the ingredients.
  2. Divide the dough into fist-sized pieces.
  3. Put a cloth over it and let it rest for 1 hour.
  4. Then roll each piece of dough into pancake-thin shapes with a rolling pin , roll out.
  5. Coat with olive oil and butter and stack on top of each other.

Filling

  1. For the filling, put the meat and pumpkin through a meat grinder and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Spread the filling over the dough pieces and the edges press together firmly.
  3. Grush with egg yolk and bake in the oven at 180°C for approx. 40 – 50 minutes.
  4. Serve the Greek dumplings warm or cold.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • dough card
  • rolling pin
  • kitchen brush
  • meat grinder