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Russian Pierogi Filling Recipe


Pierogi with Russian Filling

Pierogi with Russian Filling

(c) 2008 Barbara Rolek licensed to About.com, Inc.

This pierogi filling uses mushrooms, onions, hard-cooked eggs and cracker crumbs as ingredients.

Here is How to Make Pierogi.

Makes enough Russian Pierogi Filling for 36 pierogi

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1/4 pound button mushrooms, chopped fine
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, grated
  • 1 cup crushed buttter cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream


  1. Saute mushrooms and onions in butter until tender. Transfer to a medium bowl.

  2. Grate egg into bowl and add cracker crumbs, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

  3. Mix in sour cream to create a thick paste. Refrigerate until ready to use. Drop by tablespoonsful onto pierogi dough of choice.

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