Meat Buns Anyone?

So I don't know about you all, but one of my favourite things to do with leftover turkey, or even chopped up chicky boob is to make stew and after a meal or two of stew I find everyone is getting a bit bored of that...  So then I take that stew and turn it into meat buns!!! I LOVE meat buns! Who doesn't? They are fast, easy, a full meal in the palm of your hand.  (hehe).

So here is a quickie "how to" on making meat buns.

First thing I do in the morning is set a batch of dough off in the bread maker, I use my usual bread recipe by the way. Just be sure you set it on the dough cycle!
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Get out that gorgeous chicky stew you have made (recipe was up in the previous post)

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Now take a ball of dough, not too large, and spread it out to flatten in your hand - I use my hand to flatten (ish) it. No need to break out the rolling pin.

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A tablespoon or two of stew in the middle. You want a good amount but not too much or else you will have your bun break and the stew will try and escape.

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Fold the bun edges into the center, opposite ends together until your  stew is covered.

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Then I kinda mush the center together lightly to make sure it is all nicely covered.

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Turn it over and make sure your stew is contained, see, all nice and pretty. It is ok if yours are not pretty... They will still taste good.

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This next picture is to show you the dangers of over stuffing the meat bun. (lol! oh the things I write... I am killing it!)

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Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 20 minutes, until they are nicely browned :)

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When I make these up I usually cool them off, bag them, and then pop them into the freezer straight aways. Perfect for meals on the go! So grab a ball in each hand and head out the door in confidence! You will have an amazing lunch on the go! Now go brave those malls and tackle the Christmas shopping!


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