Question:

What are Perogies?

Answer:

This Ukrainian dumpling is often served with sour cream. Perogies are a good source of carbohydrates due to the dough and the mashed potatoes in the dish. There are 170 calories in 3 perogies serving Bremer Pierogies. Calorie breakdown: 11% fat, 77% carbs, 12% protein.

Pierogi are filled dumplings made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savoury or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water. They are often then pan-fried before serving.

Pierogi are often associated with Central and Eastern European nations, where they are considered national dishes. Pierogi-like dumplings are popular in most Central and Eastern European countries as well as in modern-day American cuisines, where they are sometimes known under different local names.

Typical fillings include:
- Potato
- Farmer cheese
- Sauerkraut
- Ground meat
- Mushrooms
- Fruits

Savory pierogi are often served with a topping of sour cream, fried onions, or both.
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