Cabbage and Meat Knish
- 1 package puff pastry
- 1 Tbs oil
- approx. 10 oz cooked roast or other meat,cubed(leftover meat)
- 14 oz shredded cabbage
- 1 Tbs red wine or apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup apple cider or apple juice
- 1/2 -1 green apple,peeled and chopped
- cinnamon to taste
- salt and pepper
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium flame. Add meat and cook,stirring frequently,until well browned,about 5 min. Using a slotted spoon,transfer meat cubes to a plate. If necessary add a little more oil to pan and stir in cabbage and vinegar,cook until cabbage softens,about 15 min. Add meat cubes and juice to pan,bring to a boil over high flame. Reduce flame to low. Cover and cook for 10 min. Uncover,cook until liquid evaporates about 5 min more. Remove pan from heat. Stir in apple pieces and spices. This can be done in advance.
Preheat oven to 400 Roll out pastry dough to desired thickness. Spread filling lengthwise down center of dough,leaving a 2" border on all sides. Fold in sides of pastry. Starting with a long side,roll up dough,jelly roll style. Place seam side down on baking sheet. Brush with egg if desired. Bake for approx. 40 min until golden and crispy. Cool completely before slicing. Once cooled these can be frozen.