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Pierogi

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword pierogi, pierogi recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 158kcal

Ingredients

Filling

  • 3 lb large Potatoes
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup warm Milk

Dipping

  • Sourcream

Instructions

Filling:

  • Basically, for the filling we will be making mashed potatoes. Cook potatoes in salty water until they are cooked. Drain water from cooked potatoes. Mash them with some warm milk and butter.
    Peeled and diced potatoes being cooked in a pot of salted water

Dough:

  • Whisk eggs together with sour cream and milk until you get an even texture.
    Milk , eggs and sour cream being whisked together by the KitchenAid mixer
  • To the liquid ingredients, add in flour, baking powder and salt. 
    Into the mixer flour, baking powder and salt were added
  • You can combine all ingredients with a mixer, hands or using a spatula.
    dough ingredients being combined using a spatula

Making Pierogi:

  • Roll out the dough on a well floured surface. Cut circles out of the dough, using a cookie cutter or simply a floured glass cup.
    Circles were cut out of the dough on a floured surface
  • One by one, fill dough with a filling, turn the edge over.
    Potato filling being placed in the center of each dough circle
  • Pinch them together with your fingers. 
    Dough circle turned in half to create a crescent moon shape
  • Flour the surface where you plan to place pierogi, you can place them on a cooking sheet and freeze them. For longer storage, you can shift the frozen pierog to a ziplock bag and continue holding them in the freezer for several months.
    Pierogi on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper and floured

Cooking Pierogi:

  • Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. One by one, add pierogi into the boiling water. Once they will float to the top, i.e. 10-15 minutes into the cooking, pierogi are cooked.
    cooked pierogi in a drainer
  • Sautee onion to a golden brown, add pierogi to it. 
    Pierogi on a sauté pan
  • Fry sides of pierogi to a golden brown.
    Pierogi in a bowl

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 169IU | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2mg