Blueberry filled pierogi are best served with sour cream and little bit of sugar. The result is divine! These culinary delights are perfect as a main dish, side dish, or snack. Nutritious and easy to prepare, pierogi are becoming America's new fast food.
Weight: 10 pierogi per package. approx 1lb.
For Best Quality, quicker prep time and a classic taste, heat 3-4 qtrs. of water in a pot and bring to a slow boil. Add a tsp. of salt for taste. Place frozen pierogi in boiling water and cook uncovered for 2 to 3 minutes or until they rise to the top. Stir occasionally, and drain thoroughly once done. Do not overcook.
IMPORTANT: Overcooking will decrease the quality of the dough.
Option: Once the pierogi have cooked, and have been thoroughly drained, you can fry them on a pan for a crispy taste. Place pierogi on a skillet with melted butter and fry on low heat until evenly brown on both sides.
For Best Quality and a crunchy taste, take pierogi out of the freezer and allow them to thaw for about 3-4 hours (As a faster option you may also defrost in the microwave, but this is a less healthy option). Once the pierogi have thawed, place them evenly in a skillet with a bit of oil and 3 to 4 tbsp. of water on low heat and turn occasionally to brown evenly on both sides.
IMPORTANT: Make sure to keep on low heat as you fry the pierogi as high heat toughens the dough.
Blueberry Pierogi serving tips:
- Classic: Melt a quarter cup of butter in a skillet over low heat. Drizzle over the pierogi and toss them to ensure butter is evenly distributed. Enjoy with a side of sweetened sour cream: mix 2 teaspoons of sugar with a quarter cup of sour cream and toss a dab of the sweet cream over you plate of pierogi. Sprinkle with a bit of chopped mint for added freshness.
- Extra Blueberry: Top with a blueberry cream sauce! In a blender combine ½ cup of sour cream, 1 tbsp. of sugar, 1 tsp. of vanilla sugar (LINK) and ½ cup of blueberries. Blend until you achieve a smooth cream sauce. Dab over your plate of pierogi or dip each dumpling as you enjoy.
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