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Pierogi Polish Potato Cheese Dumplings

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Enjoy and Satisfy your Cravings with the Rich flavor of Potato Cheese Dumplings.

Pierogi are filled dumplings made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savory or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water. They are often pan-fried before serving. Pierogi or their varieties are associated with the cuisines of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.

Pierogi (Polish Potato-Cheese Dumplings)
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Pierogi Polish Potato Cheese Dumplings

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Resting Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Moderate
  • Cuisine: Polish

Description

Bring Eastern Europe to Your Table and enjoy these Deliciously Pierogi (Polish Potato-Cheese Dumplings).


Ingredients

Units Scale

Filling

  • 2 Large Potatoes (cubed & boiled)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Onion (cooked till soft)
  • 1 Package Cream Cheese
  • a pinch of Salt to taste
  • a pinch of Pepper to taste

Dough

  • 2 cups (500 ml) Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) of Warm Water
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) Salt
  • 2 tablespoons (25 ml) Oil

Toppings

  • Spring Onion
  • Crispy Bacon Pieces
  • Caramelized Onions

Instructions

Filling

  1. Allow the potatoes and onion to cool, then mix all the ingredients together.
  2. The filling mixture doesn’t need to be smooth. Set aside.

Dough

  1. Mix the wet ingredients then pour into the dry ingredients and mix together to form a soft dough.
  2. Rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Roll out into about 1 cm thickness then cut out circles.
  4. Spoon the filling into each circle then fold over and crimp the edges with a fork.
  5. Cook in boiling water until the pierogi floats.
  6. Remove and place on a baking sheet, drizzle with oil to prevent sticking.
  7. Heat butter in a pan and brown the pierogi on either side.
  8. Top with onion, bacon, and spring onion.
  9. Enjoy!!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 121
  • Sugar: 0.9 g
  • Sodium: 167.1 mg
  • Fat: 6.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.5 g
  • Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.8 mg

Keywords: Pierogi, Polish, Potato Cheese Dumplings

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Pierogi have filled dumplings made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savory or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water. They are often pan-fried before serving.

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6 thoughts on “Pierogi Polish Potato Cheese Dumplings”

  1. I genuinely don’t remember when I last ate Irish potatoes aka spuds. Can one replace them with sweet potatoes Esme? IN fact I just might try that with Sweet potas. Thanks for sharing at the #SSPS

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    • Hi Julie. I have not prepared this recipe but looking at it I am sure that you can use sweet potatoes in stead of spuds. When you make it, please let us know how it turned out. Enjoy.

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