Sauerkraut Pierogi Filling


This is a traditional filling for pierogi with sauerkraut, mushroom, and onion.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
22 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
37 mins
3 cups


  • 16 ounces sauerkraut

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms (Optional)

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Grind sauerkraut in a food processor. Transfer to a skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain in a colander.

  2. Heat butter in skillet over medium heat; stir in onion and mushrooms. Cook and stir until onion has softened and turned translucent, about 10 minutes.

  3. Combine sauerkraut with onion mixture, add salt and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes. Spread onto plate to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

42 Calories
4g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 158mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.