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Pierogies with Bacon, Sautéed Onion, and Sour Cream

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3 pierogies, about 1/2 cup onion mixture, and 1 tablespoon sour cream)
Cook these Polish dumplings in the microwave per package directions.

Ingredients

  • 12 frozen potato and onion pierogies (such as Mrs. T's)
  • 8 slices center-cut bacon
  • 2 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 350
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 11.2 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 4.8 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 13.4 g
  • carbohydrate 47.8 g
  • fiber 4.6 g
  • cholesterol 38 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 712 mg
  • calcium 50 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook the pierogies according to package directions.

  2. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet until crisp. Remove bacon; crumble. Increase heat to medium-high. Add onion, sugar, and thyme to drippings in pan; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in peas; sauté 1 minute. Add pierogies, salt, and pepper; cook 30 seconds. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Serve with sour cream.