This Meat Potato Pierogi are a true childhood comfort food. They’re very filling and incredibly delicious when served with some caramelized onions.

Pierogi in a bowl

Pierogi, aka Perogies, are one of the most common foods you will find in Eastern Europe. The variety of fillings is insane–some are made mostly in the summer, while the ones with potatoes are typically made as comfort food during the winter.

How to Make the Pierogi Dough?

To prepare the pierogi dough, first combine together eggs, milk and sour cream until the mixture is smooth. Using your hands or a spatula, add salt and flour to the mixture.

The process of making meat and potato piergi

How to Make Pierogi?

Making pierogi might be time consuming, but it’s a pretty simple process; it just takes a bit of practice. Roll out the dough onto a floured surface and cut 3 inch circles. Place the filling in the center of the circle and pull edges together. Seal by pinching them together.

Pierogi in a bowl

How to Freeze Pierogi?

To freeze pierogi, place them on a generously floured tray. Place them in a freezer until they harden. Remove the pierogi from the tray and store them in a ziplock bag or sealed container.

How to Cook Pierogies?

To cook pierogies bring a large pot with salted water to a boil. Place them into the boiling water, but being careful not to overcrowd the pot with pierogies. Once they float to the top,  they should be fully cooked. Drain them and toss with caramelized onions.

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Natalya founded Momsdish to demonstrate that placing a homemade meal on the table is not hard at all. Natalya makes cooking easier and approachable, by simplifying the ingredients, while still producing the same great taste.