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Easy Bierock Recipe

This Easy Bierock Recipe is a delicious dish consisting of ground beef, onions and cabbage in a soft rolls. A famous recipe that is popular in Kansas, it's a German handheld sandwich that you've gotta try!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, German
Keyword frozen dough, ground beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 36 rolls
Calories 128kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 small head of cabbage finely shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 36 frozen dinner rolls thawed and kept cold
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Add ground beef and onion to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat, stirring frequently until beef is browned. Drain grease from pan.
    Cook Ground beef and onions
  • Shred cabbage.
    Shred Cabbage
  • Return pan to stove and add cabbage.
    Add cabbage to ground beef.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Mix well and cover. Continue to heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until cabbage has softened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Flatten each roll to about a 4" circle.
    flatten each roll
  • Using a 2 tablespoon portion scoop, scoop filling into the center of the roll.
    Scoop meat into dough
  • Bring up the sides and pinch together firmly. Repeat until all rolls are filled.
    Fold dough over meat.
  • Heat about 1" of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pinch the seams of the rolls together one more time and, working in batches, fry the bierocks until golden brown on each side.
    Fry bierocks.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve hot.
    Drain Bierocks on paper towels


Calories: 128kcal