Fleish Kuechle

1
Tim Hankel

By
@Teepeeca

When we put these on the menu at the restaurant, very few people knew what they were. A German favorite, we soon had people ordering these by the dozens at a time!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
varies depending upon how large you make them
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • PASTRY:

  • 4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    salad oil
  • 1 1/2 - 2 c
    milk, to make soft dough
  • FILLING INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    groung pork
  • 1 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    tender quick (a brand of meat tenderizer)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Fleish Kuechle

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix pastry ingredients to make a soft dough. Divide into 8 to 10 even portions.
  2. Mix filling ingredients together. Important to not overwork the filling as this will result in a tough filling mixture.
  3. Roll dough into 6 or 8 inch circles. Spread meat onto half. Fold over and press sides or roll saucer over edges to seal. Fry in deep fat until golden brown; not too quickly because meat must get done or you can fry them and put in 250 degree oven for 20 minutes to finish cooking the meat.
    ** Using the Tender Quick (meat tenderizer) may result in the meat taking on a lighter pink color. Do not be alarmed, by this. By using pork and beef, it is essential that one uses the Tender Quick to keep the meat filling light.)
  4. At the restaurant, and in many restaurants throughout North Dakota, where you may find this as a staple menu item, they are most often served with catsup and a side of coleslaw! Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Fleish Kuechle

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.

Starting The New Year With A Healthier Menu

Starting the New Year With a Healthier Menu

Kitchen Crew

January is a great time to reset eating habits and start the year with a healthier menu. Here are some recipes that are not only healthy but delicious. They'll definitely...

15 Sheet Pan Brussels Sprouts Recipes To Make Dinner Prep Easy

15 Sheet Pan Brussels Sprouts Recipes to Make Dinner Prep Easy

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

What's the easiest way to quickly prepare a healthy dinner? Make everything on a sheet pan! And what vegetable only gets tastier when roasted? Brussels sprouts! Random fact... did you...