Cream cheese adds richness to a mixture of sauteed vegetables and sausage. Pour it all over packaged frozen pierogi. (You don't even have to thaw them!) The recipe from Jan Valdez of Chicago was a finalist in our Best of the Midwest® recipe contest.

Source: Midwest Living


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  • Place the frozen pierogi in a 2-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside. In a large saucepan cook the onion in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until just tender. Stir in the sliced sausage, mushrooms and garlic. Cook and stir 3 minutes more. Add the spinach, cream cheese, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat to melt cream cheese. Pour the sausage mixture over the pierogi in the baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in a 400° oven about 30 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through.

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 81mg; sodium 1204mg; potassium 322mg; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 2g; sugar 4g; protein 18g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 1701IU; vitamin c 6mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 81mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 162mg; iron 2mg.


Rating: 5.0 stars
Fantastic! I would add oil to bottom of pan though as Pierogis stuck. A bit of a belly bomb too but delicious