How To Make Pierogi- Mushroom Pierogi

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May. 09, 2015

Mushroom pierogi are a traditional Polish recipe served at Christmas. Thank you to Marta for helping me with the pierogi recipe!


For dough:
Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) , sifted
Salt 1/4 Tablespoon (Leveled)
Egg 1 , whisked with water
Water 1 Tablespoon
For filling:
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Minced onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Mushrooms 4 Ounce , finely chopped
Dried porcini 1/2 Ounce , soaked overnight, finely chopped, reserve liquid
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
For topping:
Butter/Oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Small , cut into thin rings



1.In a bowl, combine flour and salt. Add egg mixture and knead for 2-3 minutes. Cover and set aside for 20 minutes.

2.For filling, melt butter in a pan and saute onion for few minutes. Add mushrooms, salt, pepper and cook for 10 minutes until soft. Add soaked liquid and cook for 5-10 minutes until dry. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

3.Roll dough to 1/8 thick sheet on a floured surface and cut into 3 circles. Repeat the process until dough is completely used.

4.Place 1 teaspoon of filling, fold and seal as shown in the video.

5.Boil water in a large pot and drop pierogi into it. Cook until it floats. Once done, remove from water and place on an oiled plate.

6.For topping, melt butter in a skillet and saute onions in it until brown. Push onions to outer edges of skillet. Add pierogis to skillet and saute for couple of minutes.


7.Serve with fried onions, sour cream and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 5