11 Delicious Polish Recipes
These Polish food recipes will have your family coming back for seconds.
If you grew up eating pierogi, bigos, and golabki, then Polish cuisine conjures comforting memories of home. These rich, stick-to-your-ribs meals can't fail to warm you up from the inside out, and you're guaranteed to leave the table too full to eat another bite.
If you didn't grow up eating these foods... doesn't that sound like a great dinner? You can learn more about the specifics of those Polish recipes below, but all you really need to know is this: Polish food is delicious, hearty, and filled with delicious ingredients like chicken, beef, potatoes, and cheese.
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This traditional Polish beef stew is comforting and bursting with flavor. If you aren't too full from the first bowl, you'll want to go back for a second!
Simple Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Golabki)
Stuffed cabbage is a regular on Polish dinner menus, and this recipe will absolutely take you back home. These rolls are filled with meat, rice, and savory spices for a dish that will satisfy.
Dump-and-Bake Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Casserole
This recipe is a twist on the blogger's Polish grandmother's famous recipe, and we think you'll love the result. It has all of the flavors you love in the traditional dish, but it's been transformed into a super easy Polish recipe.
Sauerkraut Soup (Kapusniak)
Sauerkraut might be a polarizing ingredient in your house, but if any recipe can win over picky eaters it's this soup! This traditional Polish recipe is comforting, flavorful, and perfect for warming you up on a chilly day.
We couldn't get through a list of Polish recipes without pierogis. These are a delicious homemade version... no freezer section in sight! Finish cooking your pierogis in butter with some caramelized onions, and you will have one fantastic meal.
Dill Pickle Soup (Zupa Ogórkowa)
We're getting hungry just thinking about this soup! It's rich and savory, with tangy flavors from the pickles and a garnish of fresh dill. This recipe is the perfect balance of rich and fresh.
Creamy Cucumber Salad (Mizeria)
This light and delicious cucumber salad recipe will charm just about anyone. It's made with sour cream, dill, and just a few other ingredients. It couldn't be simpler to pull together, and it makes a great Polish appetizer or first course.
Polish Potato Pancakes
If you're a fan of potatoes, then Polish cuisine is perfect for you. These potato pancakes are crisp, fluffy, and completely delicious. You'll want to make them again and again.
Polish Dessert Recipes
This babka is filled with creamy custard, taking this classic dessert to a whole new level. Whether your family is Polish or not, no one will be able to resist this recipe!
These light and flaky cookies are chock full of a delicious cranberry spice filling that you won't be able to resist. The homemade dough ensures that the finished cookies melt in your mouth.
Polish Honey Spice Cake (Piernik)
Light, fluffy, and full of sweet flavor, this is one Polish dessert that you don't want to miss. It makes two loaves of spice cake, and the finished cakes will keep for up to 3 weeks when tightly wrapped (What am I saying? These will be gone long before then!).
What are some of your favorite Polish recipes?