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Potato and Bacon Pierogi

Potato and Bacon Pierogi

Make the best of what polish comfort food has to offer with this recipe for Potato and Bacon Pierogi. You won't be able to stop eating this!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Potato and Bacon Pierogi
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 131 kcal

Ingredients

Dough

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Butter

Filling

  • 2 Pounds Russet Potatoes
  • 1/1 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Pound Bacon
  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream

Instructions

Dough

  1. Mix together flour and salt. Stir in wet ingredients, egg, sour cream and butter. Combine ingredients until dough comes together in a slightly sticky ball.

  2. Knead and fold dough on a flat surface until dough becomes less sticky and smooth. Cover in plastic wrap and let rest for 30 minutes.While dough is resting, make the filling.

Filling

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place bacon on a foil lined baking sheet. Cook bacon for 10 minutes or until crispy. Crumble bacon.

  2. Peel and boil potatoes until fork tender. Drain and mash potatoes. Fold in salt, butter, bacon and cream cheese until fully combined.

Assembly

  1. Roll out dough to 1/8" thickness and cut out 2" round circles in the dough.

  2. Place 2 tsp of filling in the center of the circle of dough. Fold in half, press out any air and pinch the edges of the pierogi together to form a seal. Form all pierogi before boiling.

  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add in pierogi in batches. Cook until pierogi float to the top, the remove.

  4. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add in boiled pierogi and cook until lightly browned on both sides. Serve with sour cream and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Potato and Bacon Pierogi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 285mg12%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 208IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.