Pierogi Casserole

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total60 min
  • Ingredients9
  • Servings4

This might be the ultimate comfort food casserole, made with frozen pierogies, kielbasa and a creamy cheese sauce.

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) frozen potato and onion pierogies
1
tablespoon water
7
oz kielbasa sausage, sliced
4
oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), very softened
1/2
cup sour cream
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/8
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup thinly diagonally sliced green onions

Steps

  • 1Heat oven to 375°F. Spray12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2Place frozen pierogies and water in medium microwave-safe bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on High 2 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving on High 1 1/2 to 2 minutes until thawed. Place pierogies evenly in casserole. Top with sausage.
  • 3In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, chicken broth and pepper with whisk. Stir in 1/2 cup of the Cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup of the green onions (reserve remaining onions for topping).
  • 4Pour cream cheese mixture evenly over pierogies. Cover with foil; bake 22 to 27 minutes or until center is heated through and temperature reaches 165°F.
  • 5Uncover, and top with remaining cheese; bake 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with reserved green onions.

Expert Tips

  • To reduce calories in the dish, you can use turkey kielbasa and reduced fat cream cheese and sour cream.
  • Pierogies are filled dumplings of East European origin filled with potato, meat, cheese or vegetables. This recipe uses frozen pierogies that are really easy to use.

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