Pierogi Ruskie (Potato – Cheese Pierogi) simple recipe

Pierogi ruskie Polish dumplings
Polish dumplings pierogi ruskie with potatoes and cottage cheese

The best recipe for potato-cheese pierogi (pierogi ruskie) you could make is here.

The filling for these pierogi is simple. It’s a mixture of mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and fried onion seasoned with salt, pepper, and savory.

As I come from Poland so does my pierogi recipe! I got that pierogi ruskie recipe from my lovely mom- the best chef in the world! Dizzle your pierogi with melted butter and some fried onion, some sour cream or greaves and there is your Polish meal!

They’re the very first pierogi I’ve ever prepared with my mom when I was a little girl. I can still see my small fingers making sure both sides of the dough are stuck together. There’re some tastes, scents, and pictures that bring back the memories of my home. The picture of me making pierogi with my mom is the strongest. And what meal brings your warm memories of your childhood?

Recipe for pierogi ruskie

Ingredients for: pierogi ruskie

I prepare the pierogi ruskie dough using the recipe here -> How to make pierogi dough

Pierogi ruskie filling:
  • 1 kg boiled potatoes
  • 250 g cottage cheese
  • 3 medium size onions
  • 1 spoon of summer savory or black pepper
  • salt