Uszka

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Uszka
Uszka na talerzu.JPG
Place of origin Poland
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Unleavened dough
Variations mushroom, minced meat
Cookbook:Uszka  Uszka

Uszka, (meaning "little ears" in Polish), are small dumplings (a very small and twisted version of pierogi) usually filled with flavoursome wild forest mushrooms and/or minced meat. They are usually served with barszcz, though they can be eaten simply with melted butter and herbs (usually chives) sprinkled over. When vegetarian (filled only with mushrooms and/or onion) they are a part of traditional Christmas Eve dishes in Poland and Ukraine, and are either added in the soup, or eaten as a side dish.

Uszka in traditional Polish barszcz

In various languages they are called:

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Coordinates: 48°04′27″N 22°51′26″E / 48.07417°N 22.85722°E / 48.07417; 22.85722