German dumplings Maultaschen with mushrooms

Maultaschen they appeared in the 16th century in the south-west of Germany in the region of Swabia. Almost every family has its own recipe for this dish. Maultaschen are compared with chineese wantons, Italian ravioli, Korean mandu. Maultaschen are fried, boiled, served with beef broth. It is believed that these are traditional German dumplings prepared for Easter.

The dough for Maultaschen is made from flour and eggs, it can also be used to make homemade noodles. The recipe of the dough for German dumplings.

German dumplings differ in their size. They are quite large 3.2 inch (8-10 cm) wide. The filling is made from anything, you can even shove yesterday’s roast and here’s a new dish for you — a Maultaschen.

Today we will cook Maultaschen with mushrooms, and here is a recipe for Maultaschen with beef.

To cook traditional German dumplings, we need to get some minced meat, bacon, you can take sausage, ordinary white onion, crushed ordinary breadcrumbs, sour cream and a little nutmeg. Germans love to add nutmeg to meat dishes, which gives a national character to German dishes.

Fry all the ingredients and mix. The filling is ready!

We make a dumpling from two squares of dough and filling. Boil or fry. Serve with broth or onions.

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Recipe type: Dumplings

Recipe type: Germany

Yield: 6

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Oyster mushrooms — 330 grams
Salt — 1 pinch
Pepper — 1 pinch
Thyme — 2 pinches
Oregano — 1 tablespoon
Crackers (crushed) — 30 grams
Sour cream — 2 tablespoons


1. Cut the mushrooms into small pieces.
2. Fry the mushrooms on high heat.
3. Add salt, pepper, thyme, oregano, breadcrumbs.
4. Add sour cream to the filling and mix.
5. Put the filling (1 tablespoon) on a pre-prepared sheet for the Maultaschen.
6. Grease the edges of the Maultaschen sheet with beaten egg.
7. Cover with a second sheet for the Maultaschen. Press the edges of the Maultaschen with a regular fork.
8. Cook in boiling water for 15-20 minutes.

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