Vegan Pierogies – Wild Garlic Dough & Sauerkraut, Potato, Sourcream Stuffing

Finally I manage to load up this recipe for you guys. It has been requested for a long time now.

I wrote this recipe two days after arriving back from Sri Lanka & I have was missing to write for you.

This was Elias, a good friend of mine who sings incredibly good. Him, my best friends and my favorite regional food finally made me fell like I arrived back. Of course, the culture shock was real, switching from a crowded, loud and colorful Sri Lanka to a grey wintery Germany.

Luckily my grandparents visited me and my mum with a big batch of homemade Sourkraut, a traditional fermented cabbage dish which I know since childhood.

This was the inspiration for this recipe & i hope you enjoy it as much as I did

How you do it:

Start with the dough

  1. Mix the flour with salt, wild garlic pesto and water and stir with a spoon until everything is roughly combined. Continue with your hands until you have a ball of dough. Don’t worry when it seems to be dy at first, eventually it will turn out after a while.

 

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

2. Grease a bowl and set into the fridge while you prepare the filling

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

The Stuffing

  1.  Start with boiling water for the potatoes and boil them until they are soft.
  2.  Add them to a mixing bowl together with the sour cream (if you dont have vegan sour cream, try out this recipe ). 
  3.  Add a pinch of salt, nutmeg, apple cider vinegar, nutritional yeast, white pepper and smash the potatoes either with a mixer or with your hands.
Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

4. It should have the texture like you see below, than add the Sauerkraut and mix again.

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

5. Take the dough from tthe fridge and knead before you flour a surface and start to roll it out, as thin as you can.

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

6. with a small cup, start to make circles in the dough.

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

7. Take one of the circles into you hand a pull gently on the edges of two opposite sides, so you get an oval.

8. Now place half a tbsp into the middle of the dough and softly pinch the edges together. They need to be closed.

9. place them on a floured tray and continue until you have no more dough and stuffing left.

10. Cut onions into rings and caramelize them in a pan while you heat a pot of salt water for the Pierogies.

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

11. add them to the water and wait until they float on the surface, that is when they are done.

12. Take the onions out and place the Pierogies in the pan until they are golden and slightly crunchy on both sides.

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

Vegan Pierogies by Truefoodsblog

13. Serve with sour cream, onions and loads of love.

 

Loads of love,

Claire

 

 

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