What is Pierogi

Polish pierogi

The Polish pierogi are somewhat reminiscent of Carinthian cheese noodles. They are a treat for all pasta lovers!

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Ingredients for 4 servings

Required kitchen utensils


60 min. Total time, 30 min. Preparation time, 30 min. Cooking & resting time


  1. For the filling: Peel the potatoes, cut in half and place in a saucepan full of water
  2. Salt the pot with the potatoes and place on the stove over a high flame until the water boils
  3. Reduce the heat a little and let the potatoes cook for about 15 minutes.
  4. Then take the pan off the stove, pour off the water and puree the soft-boiled potatoes.
  5. Add the cream cheese, stir in the mixture, season with salt and pepper
  6. For the pierogi: briefly heat the butter in a mug in the microwave
  7. Mix the wheat flour, potato flour and butter evenly
  8. Add the eggs and knead vigorously until the dough no longer sticks. If it does not yet have the desired elastic consistency, you can add a little water.
  9. Cut out the finished dough in a circle. A little tip: The best way to do this is with a glass or mug. The circle should be about 5 cm in diameter. to have
  10. Fill the pierogi: Simply put a spoonful of filling in the center of the circle and fold the pierogi in the middle. Press the edges into place with a fork.
  11. Fill a saucepan with water, add salt and bring to the boil on the stove.
  12. Put the pierogi in the pot with water and cook them until they float on the surface (about 5 minutes).
  13. Serving: Finely chop the onion and bacon.
  14. Fry both in a pan with a dash of oil.
  15. Serve the pierogi with the fried bacon and onions. - Good Appetite!

Tips on the recipe

If you have made too much pierogi, you will still taste delicious the next day if you briefly sear it in a pan with a dash of oil!