Today we’ll be cooking delicious sauerkraut pierogi. Although such a stuffing is no that typical and standard, the taste is truly incredible. Of course, sour cabbage pierogi are not those with potato or cottage cheese. But believe us, once you try sauerkraut pierogi for the first time, be ready to love them. The interesting thing is, cabbage pierogi dough is made with yeast which often prevents a lot of people to give up cooking such a dish because the process gets rather hard. That’s the reason why our recipe will be a great advice for you if you’re interested in pastry. But before we start cooking the dish, some history and healthy features of sauerkraut pierogi.
We can surely say that this dish is of Ukrainian origin since it’s been cooked there for centuries. By the way, stuffing was both meat and lean. Ukrainians love pierogi (varenyky) so much that they have even invented different options in each region of the country. In North, for instance, they cook it with fried lard and flour. However, the dish can’t be referred to as daily, on the contrary, it’s usually cooked on holidays. It was a must have dish during marriages and birthdays. Of course, today is much more spread and cooked almost for any occasion. And one of the reasons for that are the health advantages you get from eating it, and that’s precisely what we’re going to talk about now.
The benefits of products containing the dough is difficult to describe since the vast majority of people who keep fit and take care of their health are convinced that these dishes are disastrous for the shape of your body, but only in case you consume it without limits. Truth be told, cabbage pierogi are not low calorie. However, at the same time, the flour can greatly enrich your diet with magnesium and thus prevent cardiovascular diseases. Furthermore, flour speeds up the metabolism.
Flour is healthy for your gallbladder because it reduces the production of bile acids and the risk of gallstones. Eggs and milk are also part of the recipe and they enrich you with calcium, milk protein and choline, and the huge list of vitamins and minerals. However, filling plays an equally important role here. In this case, we use cabbage which is due to cooking inside ''Varenitsa''' retain much more healthy elements than the under the heating treatment. And finally, let’s review our step by step recipe for quick cabbage pierogi.
Ingredients for the dough:
Ingredients for the filling:
Ingredients for serving:
That’s it, delicious cabbage pierogi are now ready! If you have your own original recipes, have no doubt to share it with us as well as write your comments! We’re looking forward to hearing from you. See you soon! Always yours, HozOboz.