Pirogi

recipe

Yield:

8 servings or 16 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Ingredients

1 (12-ounce) carton small-curd cottage cheese
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1 egg, beaten
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
12 cups boiling water
1 tablespoon salt
Melted butter or margarine (optional)

Preparation

Combine cottage cheese, 1 tablespoon butter, and 1 beaten egg; stir well, and set aside.

Combine flour, water, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl; add 2 eggs, stirring well.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and divide into 8 equal portions; roll each portion into a ball. Roll each ball into a 4-inch square. Place 1 tablespoon cheese mixture in center of each square. Moisten edges with water; fold over to form a triangle. Press edges together with fork tines to seal.

Place turnovers, a few at a time, in boiling water with 1 tablespoon salt. Cook 12 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent turnovers from sticking to bottom of pan. Drain on paper towels; serve with melted butter, if desired.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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