how to make pierogi at home recipe : We teach you how to prepare the most popular food in Poland and the world. We hope you enjoy it.

It will take at least 45 minutes to 1 hour to prepare. And in the end you will have 52 pieces. Suitable for 5 to 6 people .


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Ingredients for home preparation:

For the dough

2 cups all-purpose flour of good quality. (About 242 grams)

Half a teaspoon of salt

A big egg

Yeast half a cup

A quarter cup of melted butter

Circular molds with a diameter of 5 cm

For fillings

One cup (equivalent to 230 grams) of mashed potatoes ( must be hot)

One cup (115 g) of grated cheddar cheese can be replaced with pizza cheese.

Optional: Grated sausage or minced meat + mushrooms

Two big onions finely chopped

Salt and black pepper as much as desired


homemade pierogi recipe

homemade pierogi recipe

  1. Combine flour, eggs and salt and mix well. At the end of this step you should have a heavy and fragmented dough.
  2. Add yeast and butter. (Leave some butter for the end of cooking) and stir well. The dough should be a nice, slightly sticky at this stage.
  3. Knead the dough by hand (without adding flour) until the stickiness is removed .
  4. Refrigerate the dough for at least half an hour and a maximum of two hours.
  5. If you add minced meat or mushrooms, cook them for at least 10 minutes and up to 25 minutes.
  6. Mix the puree and cheese well. Until the cheese is completely melted. Then add the onion and pepper, salt and meat or sausage.
  7. Take out the dough and flatten the dough to a thickness of at least two millimeters. Then cut the dough with circular molds.
  8. Put 11 teaspoons of mixture of potato(or meat) in each slice of dough.
  9. Gently fold the dough to completely cover the fillings. Then press the edges of the dough until it is completely closed. Finally, shape the edges with a fork to decorate the edges.
  10. Pour the batter into a saucepan of boiling water and salt (in a number that do not stick together) and remove when they float.
  11. Butter the pierogis. And put them in the oven.

Pierogi nutrition facts

In each number (if meat or sausage and mushrooms are added to it):

50 calories

3 grams of fat

25 grams of carbohydrates

5 grams of protein

420 mg sodium

12 mg of cholesterol


polish pierogi with potato fillings by irabrod.


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