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Russian Pork Dumplings Recipe - Pelmeni

Russian Beef & Pork Dumpling Recipe (Best Pelmeni Recipe)

Russian Beef & Pork Dumpling Recipe (Best Pelmeni Recipe) – super delicious dumplings with pork and beef filling & 1 SECRET spice. These are The Best Pork Dumplings.

When YOU make this Pork Dumpling Recipe , take a picture & DM me your Food Creation on Instagram @MunchkinTimeBlog & I will feature it here under this recipe!

Russian Beef & Pork Dumpling Recipe (Best Pelmeni Recipe)

Quick Notes

  • These dumplings/pelmeni are freezer friendly, place raw dumplings on a floured cutting board and freeze until frozen, then place them in a zip bag and freeze until you get hungry.
  • Cook just like you would cook the freshly made dumplings.

How to make Pelmeni dough.

How to Make Dumplings Dough aka Pelmeni Dough:

First, using a stand mixer bowl add 3 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of sea salt, mix.

How to make Pelmeni dough.

Next, add 1 egg and 3/4 cup of water, knead into a dough using a hook attachment (you can totally knead by hand too). If dough looks dry add more water up to 1/4 cups, if dough is too wet add more flour up to 1/4 cup of flour.

Russian Dumplings dough recipe aka Pelmeni Dough

Knead dough for 5 minutes, then place it in a floured plate and cover it. Set aside and let rest while you make the pelmeni filling.

Onion finely chopped inside the food processor.

How to Make Pork Dumplings Filling:

Next, using food processor or a knife, finely chop 1 small onion and 1 clove of garlic.

Pork Dumplings filling recipe.

In a mixing bowl, combine 1/2 lb of ground beef and pork, 1 teaspoon of Meat Seasoning, salt and pepper to taste. Add it to the bowl with ground meat.  Now, using hands mix everything together.

How to make dumplings with pork aka Russian Pelmeni

How to Make Pork Dumplings:

To make pork dumplings, divide the dough into 4 equal pieces. Take 1 piece of dough and cover the rest with plastic wrap, roll out the dough into a large circle 1/8 inch thick.
Using a 2 inch cutter or glass cup, cut dough into circles. Next, place about 1 teaspoon of filling in the middle of the circle, fold in half and seal the ends together using fingers, then bring two ends together and pinch and seal to make a dumpling.

How to make dumplings with pork aka Russian Pelmeni

Place each dumpling onto a floured surface. Repeat until filling and dough is gone. When half way done, bring a large pot of water with 1 tablespoon of salt to a boil.

Dumplings cooking in water.

How to Cook Dumplings:

Place half of the dumplings into the water and bring it to a boil, stirring few times. Once dumplings starts boiling reduce to medium heat and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the filling is cooked thru, stirring few times.

Russian Pork Dumplings Recipe - Pelmeni

Finally, using a slotted spoon remove pork dumplings onto a plate and immediately add butter, then stir. Serve with a sprinkle of black pepper, sour cream and a splash of white vinegar (vinegar is totally optional, it is my favorite tho with these Russian Dumplings). Enjoy!

Russian Beef & Pork Dumpling Recipe (Best Pelmeni Recipe)

Super delicious dumplings with pork and beef filling & 1 SECRET spice. These are The Best Pork Dumplings.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword: dough, ground beef, ground pork, pelmeni
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 431kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

Pelmeni aka Dumplings Dough

Dumplings Filling

  • 1/2 lb ground beef grass-fed
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon Meat Seasoning or your favorite meat spice
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter or to taste

Optional Toppings

Instructions

How to Make Dumplings Dough:

  • First, using a stand mixer bowl add 3 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of sea salt, mix.
  • Next, add 1 egg and 3/4 cup of water, knead into a dough using a hook attachment (you can totally knead by hand too). If dough looks dry add more water up to 1/4 cups, if dough is too wet add more flour up to 1/4 cup of flour.
  • Knead dough for 5 minutes, then place it in a floured plate and cover it. Set aside and let rest until you make the pelmeni filling.

How to Make Pork Dumplings Filling:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine 1/2 lb of ground beef and pork, 1 teaspoon of Meat Seasoning, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Next, using food processor or a knife, finely chop 1 small onion and 1 clove of garlic. Add it to the bowl with ground meat.
  • Now, using hands mix everything together.

How to Make Dumplings:

  • To make pelmeni, divide the dough into 4 equal pieces. Take 1 piece of dough and cover the rest with plastic wrap, roll out the dough into a large circle 1/8 inch thick.
  • Using a 2 inch cutter or glass cup, cut dough into circles. Next, place about 1 teaspoon of filling in the middle of the circle, fold in half and seal the ends together using fingers, then bring two ends together and pinch and seal to make a dumpling. Place each dumpling onto a floured surface.
  • Repeat until all filling and dough is gone. When half way done, bring a large pot of water with 1 tablespoon of salt to a boil.
  • Place half of the pelmeni into the water and bring it to a boil, stirring few times. Once pemeni starts boiling reduce to medium heat and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the filling is cooked thru, stirring few times.
  • Finally, using a slotted spoon remove pelmeni onto a plate and immediately add butter, then stir. Serve with a sprinkle of black pepper, sour cream and a splash of white vinegar (vinegar is totally optional, it is my favorite tho with pelmeni). Enjoy!

Notes

These dumplings/pelmeni are freezer friendly, place raw dumplings on a floured cutting board and freeze until frozen, then place them in a zip bag and freeze until you get hungry.
Cook just like you would cook the freshly made dumplings
When YOU make this Pork Dumpling Recipe , take a picture & DM me your Food Creation on Instagram @MunchkinTimeBlog & I will feature it here under this recipe!
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 437mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 384IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 3mg

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Russian Pork Dumplings Recipe - Pelmeni

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