What are Perogies?
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:
- Farmer cheese
- Ground meat
Savory pierogi are often served with a topping of sour cream, fried onions, or both.