Mishmash Kreplach

Beef, Potato, and Fried Onion Kreplach

Preparation info
  • Yield: About


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Appears in
The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

  • About

They started out in three separate piles, our weekday trinity: brisket, skirt steak, or sometimes a thick beef patty (it only became a hamburger when surrounded by a roll); one hill of fluffy mashed potatoes; and another of shimmering, bronzed onions. Under my grandmother’s tutelage, I learned the correct way to combine them in a sublime mishmash.

First, of course, stir the onions into the potatoes, adding little spoons of gravy or meat juices to make the mixing easier. Impale the m