Pierogies are Polish dumplings usually made from unleavened bread dough and stuffed with a filling typically made from potatoes, but it doesn't stop there. There's no limit to the both sweet and savory fillings that can be stuffed inside these hearty dumplings. Though they can be boiled, pan frying is the best way to release and intensify their flavors.
Cheddar and Potato Pierogies
Homemade pierogies beat their frozen counterparts any day. Serve with steamed broccoli florets. If you don't have a biscuit cutter, the rim of a drinking glass will work.
Bacon Pierogi Bake
In this dish, potato-and-onion pierogies are covered with a creamy sauce and cheese, then baked until bubbly and topped with bacon, green onions, and tomatoes. Bake in individual gratin dishes for fun individual "casseroles," and serve with a green salad.
Pierogies with Bacon, Sautéed Onion, and Sour Cream
These 5-star Polish dumplings save time by cooking in the microwave per package directions.
Chicken and Pierogi Dumplings
The browned veggies lend color and flavor to the sauce; be sure to keep them moving in the pan so they don't get too brown.
Potato Pierogi with Sautéed Cabbage and Apples
A simple and flavorful onion, apple, and cabbage salad rounds out frozen potato and cheddar pierogies to make a meal. Serve with sour cream on the side.
Pierogi puff when they boil but begin to deflate almost immediately. They are almost flat when you sauté them. Serve these as a side dish.
Peppers & Pierogies
This 3-ingredient meal of Peppers & Pierogies comes together in no time. Just use frozen veggies and pierogies and canned tomato sauce to create this yummy dish in a snap.