Piroshki’s

2 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
2/3 cup shortening
7-9 Tablespoons very cold water

Combine flour, salt and shortening with pastry blender until crumbly. Add water 1 Tbs. at a time until dough is moistened and pliable. Form into a ball and let rest.

1 onion finely diced
1 Tbs. olive oil
3 cloves garlic
2 cups shredded cabbage
2 cups ground pork or beef
1 large cooked and peeled potato, diced
1/4 sour cream
1 Tbs. dill
1 tsp paprika

Saute onion, garlic, and meat until meat is thoroughly cooked, about ten minutes. Stir in cabbage and cook until wilted, ten minutes. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. To assemble, divide dough into 12 parts. Roll each portion into a six inch circle. Put 1/4 – 1/2 cup filling into center. Pull dough over and seal with fork tines. Pierce with 3 vent holes and brush with and egg yoke. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Makes 12.

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