I would like to make kreplach to put into my chicken soup (I have never made them before). Anyone have a recipe for a lighter version (less ground beef, perhaps)? I already bought the won ton wrappers. Thanks!
Yeah, mushrooms would be good. In addition to the duxelles recipe, you could saute them with thyme, ground black pepper, and a splash of soy sauce (preferably tamari for more taste without getting too salty).
I have done them with tofu sauteed with diced onions and mushrooms or use a mixture of ground beef/turkey or other ground meat-
Just use lean beef. Don't substitute with ground turkey...it's not any healthier (and it's often fattier).
Kreplach doesn't use a lot of stuffing anyway.
Make it the traditional way (maybe with leaner beef) and enjoy it as a treat. Sometimes we get too hung up on 'lightening' traditional foods.
Just my opinion, of course. Many will disagree.
I always use ground turkey (mixed w/ grated onion, breadcrumbs, egg & spices). I find ground beef overpowers the flavor of chicken soup.
A TIP: Use raw meat for your filling, rather than browning it first. That way it doesn't tear your wrappers, and you have one less pan to wash.