Christmas Meat “konts” are one very interesting recipe that you can make for the holidays.

It can be a beautiful holiday breakfast or a snack. The cup of tea or hot milk are very good idea with this soft “knots”.

As their name suggests, dough knots are made and then wrapped in a fragrant addition of minced meat.

They are very soft, fragrant and warm, just like the holidays in our home.

Enjoy their taste in the warmth of your home!

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Christmas Meat "Bows"

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 15 mins
Course Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Dinner, Holiday Recipes
Cuisine American, Worldwide
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 8 oz ground meat beef or pork
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 2 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried thyme
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb homemade pizza dough
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For homemade pizza dough

  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup flour

Instructions
 

  • Put 2 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onion, celery and garlic. Fry 10 minutes.
  • Add meat and cook 8 minutes. Stirring frequently. Add thyme and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer contents to a large bowl and set aside until completely cool.
  • While topping cools, make knots.
  • Put the yeast in milk and water with sugar. Let the yeast make a foam.
  • Mix the flour, salt and yeast mixture.
  • Add the olive oil and knead the dough.
  • On a lightly floured surface, divide dough into 2 even pieces.
  • Working with one piece at a time, roll or stretch into an strip about 8 inches long and 4 inches wide.
  • Cut it crosswise into 12 strips.
  • Repeat with other half of dough.
  • Tie each strip into a knot.
  • Grease the baking dish with oil.
  • Dip each knot in a bowl with the meat and arrange in the baking dish.
  • Transfer knots to baking dish.
  • Preaheat oven to 425 F (220°C) and bake until golden about 25-30 minutes.
  • When knots are almost ready, melt 2 tablespoon of butter in the microwave.
  • Remove knots from oven and immediately brush on butter.
  • Serve with sauce on the side and enjoy!
  • Tips: Serve with gravy and cranberry sauce for Christmas dinner.
Keyword Baked, Beef, Bread, Breakfast, celery, Christmas, Dinner, Garlic, Ground Beef, Olive Oil, Onion, Pizza, Pork, Sage, Sauce, Spicy
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