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BBq Perogies

Neither my mother or Baba barbeque   grilled  their perogies, then again they made their perogies from scratch. I looked at a few directions online for grilling perogies, after I did my own version. Most talk about aluminum foil packs.  They also say to prepare from a frozen state. I prefer the direct route after boiling the perogies.  I boil them up first because the dough has a better consistency when they are then grilled.  I find it is the same if you fry up the store-bought variety, just the same as the home-made ones. Raw or semi-raw dough does not fry or grill up correctly. Mom was right !

Once they are boiled up put them in a bowl and mix in some oil (light olive or canola). Add some of your choice of bbq seasoning and mix up perogies.  Heat up the grill to medium-high and place on the grill. I use a grill topper and that avoids the issue of lost perogies. While the perogies swell up and turn golden brown prepare some sausages. You will need to turn the perogies over once or twice during grilling.

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7 responses

  1. The Nelson's

    Never heard of BBq Perogies until reading this post. Looks yummy. Thanks for the idea! (Our family enjoys reading your daily posts.)

    June 8, 2011 at 9:38 am

  2. These look great. I used to make perohies from scratch, too, but bbq’ing them never dawned on me. I really love the atmosphere and lighting in your photos.

    July 13, 2011 at 7:19 am

  3. elmediat

    Thanks for dropping by and commenting. The atmosphere-lighting is achieved using the virtualphotographer plug-in.

    July 13, 2011 at 12:05 pm

  4. This looks so good! I am definitely going to try this.

    August 1, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    • elmediat

      Let me know how it works out. They can be very addicting. 😀

      August 1, 2013 at 3:56 pm

  5. I love perogies, but would have never thought about putting them on the grill-will definitely be trying this out-these are definitely not Nana’s 😉 though I suspect if she was aware of this option, she might have been game for it-

    June 30, 2014 at 10:04 am

    • elmediat

      Hope you enjoy. This post keeps popping up ( just like the perogies) with activity every time BBQ season starts. 😀 The perogies are crispy golden brown – the my Dad likes them fried up – but not greasy.

      June 30, 2014 at 10:20 am

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