Pierogi

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Description

Pierogi [1] [2] is a Polish recipe, this particular variety is cheese filled.

Ingredients

Dough

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup warm water

Cheese Filling

  • 2 cups (16 oz) 4% small curd cottage cheese, drained and patted dry
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Sauce

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter

Cooking

  • 1 cube of chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp cooking oil

Procedure

  1. Make the dough by combining all of the Dough ingredients (listed above), slowly, kneading each additional ingredient.
  2. Continue to knead until dough has acheived a firm and elastic consistency.
  3. Cover in a bowl and leave for ~10 min.
  4. Make filling by combinine all ingredients (listed above) by mixing.
  5. Take dough, divide into 3 portions.
  6. Flour a flat surface.
  7. Roll dough on the floured surface into ~1/8" thick cylinder shape.
  8. Slice into ~3" rounds using a cutter.
  9. Place a spoon of cheese filling into the centers.
  10. Fold and press edges to seal the filling in each one.
  11. Do this for all 3 parts of the dough.
  12. Simmer a pan with chicken bouillon and include 1 tsp oil.
  13. Drop in pierogi (~4 at a time).
  14. Let sit in simmering pot for ~15 min each, all the while stirring.


References

  1. Rombauer, Rombauer Becker, Becker, Irma, Marion, Ethan (2006). 75th Anniversary joy of cooking. Simon & Schuster Inc.. pp. 341. ISBN 13: 978-0-7432-4626-2; 10: 0-7432-4626-8. 
  2. Country. Taste of Home. 1990. pp. 49. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Polish-Pierogi.