Ausytes Su Grybais – Little Mushroom Ears

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Ausytes Su Grybais – Little Mushroom Ears
Categories: Lithuanian, Ethnic, Vegetable, Side dish
Yield: 1 Batch

3 c Flour
2 ea Eggs
2 c Mushrooms chopped
1 ea Onion minced
2 tb Butter
2 tb Sour cream
Salt & pepper to taste
Water

Stuffing:

Saute onion in butter,

Add sauteed onion to finely chopped mushrooms.

Add egg then season to taste with salt & pepper.

Mix well.

Dough:
Add sifted flour in a bowl to eggs, pinch of salt & enough water to make a dough similar in consistency to that of pasta dough.
Roll out dough thinly & cut into 2″ squares,
Place a spoonful of filling in middle of square & fold over to form a triangle.
Pinch around 2 sides so stuffing does not leak during boiling,
Take opposite corners & pinch together.
Bring to a boil salted water in a large pot.
Boil dumplings for 5-7 mins.
Remove with a slotted spoon & place into a deep dish.
Pour melted butter over them.
Slather gently with sour cream & salt to taste.

ORIGIN: Irina Vincinas, Vilnius-Lithuania, circa 1996

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