Mound flour on kneading board and make hole in center. Drop eggs into hole and cut into flour with a knife. Add salt and water and knead until firm. Let rest for 10 minutes covered with a warm bowl. Divide dough in halves and roll thin. Cut circles with a large biscuit cutter. Place a small mound of filling a little to one side on each round of dough. Moisten edge with a little water, fold over and press edges firmly together. Be sure they are well sealed to prevent the filling from running out. Drop the pierogi into salted boiling water. Cook gently for for 3 to 5 minutes. Lift out of water carefully with a perforated spoon. The dough has a tendency to dry while you are working. A dry dough will not seal completely. We suggest rolling out a large circle of dough, placing small mounds of filling far enough apart to allow for cutting, and folding the dough over the mounds of filling. Then cut with a small biscuit cutter and seal firmly. Never crowd or pile pierogi. The uncooked will stick and the cooked will lose shape and lightness. Note: Pierogi can be frozen after boiling and they keep well. I perfer all my pierogi fried in butter and onions and seasoned with salt and pepper. They should be fried on a medium low heat till golden brown. VARIETIES OF FILLING Cheese 1 cup cottage cheese 1 tsp. melted butter 1 egg beaten 3 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp currants 1/4 tsp cinnamon Cream cheese with melted butter. Add other ingredients and mix well. Fill pierogi. Serve with melted butter and sour cream. File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/mmkah001.zip
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (862g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 475 (26%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 52.7g||70 %|
|Saturated Fat 16g||80 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 19.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 8.1g|
|Cholesterol 2115mg||651 %|
|Sodium 709.1mg||24 %|
|Potassium 1029.4mg||27 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 234.7g||69 %|
|Dietary Fiber 8.9g||36 %|
|Sugars, other 225.8g|
|Protein 94.2g||135 %|
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Calories per serving: 1815
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