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Grandma Maria's pierogi with white cabbage

Grandma Maria's pierogi with white cabbage

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tullev

tullev

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"This is my Grandmother Maria's family recipe. I have watched her bake many times. She passed away a couple years ago, but her recipe lives on. These days, I make it for my family—my wife and kids love it!"
Difficulty
Medium 👍
Preparation
120 min
Baking
45 min
Resting
60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
head
white cabbage
1
onion
50 ml
sunflower oil
8
eggs
150 g
butter
500 ml
milk
1 tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
950 g
flour
½ package
fresh yeast

Utensils

3 knives, 2 cutting boards, frying pan, 2 bowls, 2 whisks, spatula, pastry brush, oven

  • Step 1/ 6

    Finely grate white cabbage. Peel and dice onion. Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan, add onions and cabbage and let steam until cabbage is slightly browned and softened.
    • head white cabbage
    • 1 onion
    • 50 ml sunflower oil
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • frying pan
    • knife

    Finely grate white cabbage. Peel and dice onion. Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan, add onions and cabbage and let steam until cabbage is slightly browned and softened.

  • Step 2/ 6

    Boil eggs until cooked through, let cool, and dice into cubes.
    • egg
    • knife

    Boil eggs until cooked through, let cool, and dice into cubes.

  • Step 3/ 6

    In a bowl mix cabbage and eggs, and season lightly with salt and pepper. Set aside and let cool.
    • bowl

    In a bowl mix cabbage and eggs, and season lightly with salt and pepper. Set aside and let cool.

  • Step 4/ 6

    For the dough, melt the butter and let cool slightly. Add milk and yeast to the melted butter, and stir to combine. Crack eggs into a large bowl and whisk together with sugar and salt. Add the butter-milk-yeast-mixture. Gradually add flour and knead the dough (use a stand mixer with a dough hook attached, or use your hands) until it comes together and no longer sticks to the sides of the bowl. Dust with flour and let rest at room temperature until doubled in size.
    • 2 eggs
    • 150 g butter
    • 500 ml milk
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 950 g flour
    • ½ package fresh yeast
    • bowl
    • whisk

    For the dough, melt the butter and let cool slightly. Add milk and yeast to the melted butter, and stir to combine. Crack eggs into a large bowl and whisk together with sugar and salt. Add the butter-milk-yeast-mixture. Gradually add flour and knead the dough (use a stand mixer with a dough hook attached, or use your hands) until it comes together and no longer sticks to the sides of the bowl. Dust with flour and let rest at room temperature until doubled in size.

  • Step 5/ 6

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces (2 per pirogi). Gently dust your work surface with flour, and roll out the dough to a 0.25 in/0.5cm thickness and place on a greased, or parchment-paper-lined baking sheet. Add filling, leaving some space at the edges.Roll the bottom edges up tightly to meet the pastry lid to create a seal. Pierce the top with a fork. Beat an egg, then brush the dough with it.
    • 1 eggs
    • whisk
    • spatula
    • cutting board
    • pastry brush

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces (2 per pirogi). Gently dust your work surface with flour, and roll out the dough to a 0.25 in/0.5cm thickness and place on a greased, or parchment-paper-lined baking sheet. Add filling, leaving some space at the edges.Roll the bottom edges up tightly to meet the pastry lid to create a seal. Pierce the top with a fork. Beat an egg, then brush the dough with it.

  • Step 6/ 6

    Transfer pierogis  to the oven and let bake for approx. 15 – 20 min. until golden brown. Remove and let cool slightly. Serve with cold milk.
    • oven

    Transfer pierogis to the oven and let bake for approx. 15 – 20 min. until golden brown. Remove and let cool slightly. Serve with cold milk.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Grandma Maria's pierogi with white cabbage

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