New York City Knish Recipe

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New York City Knish
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  1. Peel, halve and boil potatoes until tender, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Mash in a large bowl.
  3. Sauté onion in 1 1/2 tablespoons butter until translucent but not brown.
  4. Add to mashed potatoes with broth, salt, pepper and spices.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Melt remaining tablespoon of butter.
  7. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. Layer 3 sheets of phyllo dough and cut in half.
  9. Repeat with remaining 3 sheets.
  10. Spoon 1 cup of potato mixture on each section of phyllo, mold into a large ball and position off-center at one end of strip of dough.
  11. Roll ball along the length of phyllo, folding dough over bottom of filling and leaving some filling poking through the top.
  12. (Trim and discard excess dough.) Brush melted butter over edges of knish to seal the seams and press down onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  13. Repeat with other knishes.
  14. Bake 30-40 minutes, until golden brown.
  15. Makes four knishes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 405.72 Kcal (1699 kJ)
Calories from fat 81.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.01g 14%
Cholesterol 19.08mg 6%
Sodium 478.7mg 20%
Potassium 1461.56mg 31%
Total Carbs 70.49g 23%
Sugars 2.87g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.92g 24%
Protein 10.06g 20%
Vitamin C 21.2mg 35%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Calcium 56.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 128.53 Kcal (538 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.85g 14%
Cholesterol 6.04mg 6%
Sodium 151.64mg 20%
Potassium 463mg 31%
Total Carbs 22.33g 23%
Sugars 0.91g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 24%
Protein 3.19g 20%
Vitamin C 6.7mg 35%
Iron 1.1mg 19%
Calcium 17.8mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.1
  • 10

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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