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Potato Varenikes

3 cups all purpose flour
2 eggs
1/4 cup oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup warm water

3 large onions; chopped -- (up to 4)
1/2 cup oil or chicken fat
4 large potatoes; cooked in their skins
salt and pepper
1 pinch nutmeg

2 cups fresh cheese
1/2 cup green onions; white and green parts -- thinly sliced
1 egg
salt and pepper

Place flour in a bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients. Turn dough
onto a floured board and knead until smooth, adding more flour if
needed. Roll out dough try to make it thin.Cut out 3- inch circles.
Place filling, brush boards with a little egg white, fold like
turnovers, pressing the boards. Cook in salted boiling water until
they rise to the surface.

Potato Filling: Cook onions in fat until they are crisp and almost
brown. Peel the potatoes as soon as they are cool enough to
handle.Mash the potatoes adding the onions along with the fat.Season.

Savory Cheese Filling: Stir everything together and use.

*NOTE: I serve my potato varenikes topped with onions cooked in
oil. The cheese ones are served with melted butter.


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