Pierogi Ruskie

Preparation info
  • Makes about 50 pierogi,

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Fresh From Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

By Michał Korkosz

Published 2021

  • About

One of the most beloved Polish classics, pierogi ruskie (“Russian” pierogi), actually have nothing to do with Russia. These pierogi are filled with potatoes mashed with twaróg and a bit of golden-brown onion. The farmer cheese should be fatty and the best quality you can find. It’s also important to add a huge amount of freshly ground black pepper, enough so that it pinches your tongue. Pierogi taste excellent when they are fried, and also straight from the cooking water. In t