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Easy Pelmeni Recipe (Turkey & Pork Dumplings)

Turkey & Pork Dumplings Recipe (Pelmeni Recipe)

Turkey & Pork Dumplings Recipe (Pelmeni Recipe) – incredibly juicy pelmeni with ground pork, turkey and 1 secret ingredient –  zucchini.  You will love this easy dumplings recipe with turkey pork filling. Huge Thank YOU goes to my friend Lily from www.lilyardor.com for sharing this easy Pelmeni Recipe.

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Pork Dumplings Tips & Tricks:

  • When making dumplings dough, add more flour if dough is sticky – 1 tablespoon of flour at a time.
  • Pork dumplings are freezer friendly, after making them arrange pelmeni over baking sheet alined with parchment paper, then place them in the freezer for 2 hours. After place frozen dumplings into a zip bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • My friend likes to cook dumplings in Vegeta seasoned water, she says it gives these dumplings an amazing flavor.

A bowl with flour water and egg.

How to Make Pelmeni Dough:

When kneading a dough I like to use stand mixer: into a stand mixer bowl add 3 cups flour, 1 teaspoon salt and give it a nice stir. Next, add 1 egg, 1/4 cup avocado oil and 3/4 cup of water. Using a hook attachment, knead on low setting until dough forms about 5-10 minutes.

Dumplings dough resting.

After, cover the dough with plastic food wrap and let rest for about 15-20 minutes. Now lets make pelmeni filling.

Zucchini mixture in a food processor.

Pork Dumplings Filling:

Into a food processor (I got mine from Costco) add 1 small zucchini and 2 cloves of garlic, pulse until almost pureed.

Dumpling filling with zucchini pork and turkey.

Then place pureed zucchini with garlic into a mixing bowl with 1 lb ground turkey, 1/2 lb ground pork.
Pork Dumplings filling recipe.
Season with salt and pepper, and give it a good mix with hands (I use gloves when touching raw meat) or a spoon. Dumplings filling is ready to be used.

Rolling out and cutting dough for dumplings.

How to Make Pelmeni (Pork Dumplings):

To make pork dumplings, first divide the dough into 4 balls. Take one dough ball and cover the rest with plastic wrap.
Using hands roll dough between hands to form a long skinny sausage, then cut it into small pieces.

Dumplings dough rolled into circles.

Dust each piece in a little bit of flour, then using a roller pin roll out each piece into a dumpling circles.

Filling in the center of the dough.

 After place meat filling onto the center of the dough circle, fold dough in half and pinch with finger tips to seal.

How to make dumplings.

Then bring 2 ends together and press on top of each other to make a dumpling. Repeat, until all dumplings are made.

How to make dumplings.

When half way done, bring a pot of salted water to a boil.

How to make dumplings.

How to Cook Dumplings:

Once water starts boiling carefully add dumplings and bring them to a boil, stirring few times. After water starts boiling, cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until pelmeni cooks thru.

Easy Pelmeni Recipe (Turkey & Pork Dumplings)

Using a slotted spoon remove dumplings onto a plate and stir in butter, so dumplings don’t stick to each other. Serve with sour cream and black pepper. Enjoy!

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Easy Pelmeni Recipe (Pork Dumplings)

Turkey & Pork Dumplings Recipe (Pelmeni Recipe) - incredibly juicy pelmeni with ground pork, turkey and 1 secret ingredient.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Coarse, Main Course
Cuisine: Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword: pork dumplings,
Servings: 8
Calories: 430kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

Pelmeni Dough

Pelmeni Filling

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 small zucchini pureed
  • 2-3 clvoes garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter or to taste

Instructions

Pelmeni Dough Recipe

  • When kneading dough I like to use stand mixer: into a stand mixer bowl add 3 cups flour, 1 teaspoon salt and give it a nice stir. Next, add 1 egg, 1/4 cup avocado oil and 3/4 cup of water.
  • Using a hook attachment, knead on low setting until dough forms about 5-10 minutes.
  • After cover the dough with plastic food wrap and let rest for about 15-20 minutes. Now lets make pelmeni filling.

Pork Dumplings Filling

  • Into a food processor add 1 small zucchini and 2 cloves of garlic, pulse until almost pureed. Then place pureed zucchini with garlic into a mixing bowl with 1 lb ground turkey, 1/2 lb ground pork.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and give it a good mix with hands (I use gloves when touching raw meat) or a spoon. Dumplings filling is ready to be used.

How to Make Pork Dumplings

  • To make pork dumplings, first divide the dough into 4 balls. Take one dough ball and cover the rest with plastic wrap.
  • Using hands roll dough between hands to form a long skinny sausage, then cut it into small pieces. Dust each piece in a little bit of flour, then using a roller pin roll out each piece into a dumpling circles.
  • After place meat filling onto the center of the dough circle, fold dough in half and pinch with finger tips to seal. Then bring 2 ends together and pinch on top of each other to make a dumpling. Repeat, until all dumplings are made.
  • When half way done, bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Once water starts boiling carefully add dumplings and bring them to a boil, stirring few times. After water starts boiling, cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon remove dumplings onto a plate and stir in butter, so dumplings don't stick to each other. Serve with sour cream and black pepper. Enjoy!

Notes

  • When making dumplings dough, add more flour if dough is sticky - 1 tablespoon of flour at a time.
  • Pork dumplings are freezer friendly, after making them arrange pelmeni over baking sheet alined with parchment paper, then place them in the freezer for 2 hours. After place frozen dumplings into a zip bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • My friend likes to cook dumplings in Vegeta seasoned water, she says it gives these dumplings an amazing flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 3mg

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Easy Pelmeni Recipe (Turkey & Pork Dumplings)

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