Potato, Pastrami, and Gruyere Knishes

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2013

Portable, flaky, and satisfying, these stuffed pastries have been a popular street food in New York for 100 years.

SERVESMakes 16 knishes

TIME2¾ hours, plus 1 hour resting

Potato, Pastrami, and Gruyere Knishes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Knishes are the hearty, savory pastries that were brought to New York more than 100 years ago by Jewish Eastern Europeans. After deciding on a fluffy mashed potato filling, we added plenty of flavor with a whole pound and a half of savory b...

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