Runza Sandwiches

Serves 12.


  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 med. onions, chopped
  • 4 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large mixing bowl, place 1-3/4 cups floursugar, yeast and salt. Heat milk, water and shortening to 120 degrees F-130 degrees F. Pour over flour mixture; add the eggs. Beat with an electric mixer on low until blended. Beat 3 additional minutes on high. Stir in the remaining flour; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes Place dough in a greased bowl; cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, brown beef and onions in a skillet until no longer pink, then drain. Add the cabbage, salt and pepper; cook until cabbage is wilted.
  3. Punch dough down; roll into 12 portions. and cover with plastic wrap. Working one piece at a time roll into a 6 inch square. Top each square with 3/4 cup meat mixture. Fold dough over filling forming a triangle.  Pinch edges tightly to seal and place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot.

By Melissa is my site built more out of spreading the word of safe eating and reducing waste than anything else. I'm Melissa and I am a qualified Nutritionist and a Sous Chef at the local Italian restaurant. I aim to educate people on eating well and reducing food waste.

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