Russian Potato Cutlet filled Sauerkraut Recipe

veg cutlets with potato and sauerkraut

Potato filled cutlets (zrazy) are very popular in Russia. We make them with various meat and vegetable fillings and, of course, with sauerkraut.


  • 2.2 pounds of potato;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 4 tbsp. of flour;
  • 1 big onion;
  • 1 medium carrot;
  • 0.7 pounds of sauerkraut;
  • salt, olive oil, to taste.

1. Make mashed potatoes without adding milk and butter.

2. Stir in the eggs.

mashed potato with eggs

3. Add flour and salt. Knead mixture.

mashed potatoes with flour

4. Chop the onion. Heat olive oil and sauté the onion for 2-3 minutes.

fried onion

5. Grate the carrot. Add the carrot to the onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

fried carrot and onion

6. Rinse your sauerkraut and drain. Add it to the vegetables. Pour 2-3 tbsp. of water. Cover. Simmer, occasionally stirring, over small heat for 20-25 minutes.

carrot, onion and sauerkraut

7. Place a tbsp. of potato mixture in the center of your palm. Make it flat.

making potato cutlets

8. Put a tbsp. of sauerkraut in the center of the flat potato shape.

making veg cutlets

Don’t use hot sauerkraut filling. It can damage potato dough.

9. Make a cutlet.

potato cultets with sauerkraut

10. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Place the cutlets in hot oil and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side.

vegetable cutlets with sauerkraut

Serve vegetable cutlets with sauerkraut hot, warm or cold.

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