Pierogi Casserole takes your favorite pierogi and layers them with creamy ricotta, smoky kielbasa and cheddar cheese. A family favorite and great for potlucks and parties! #pierogicrecipe #casserolerecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Pierogi Casserole

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Polish
Keyword: casserole recipes, pierogis
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 497 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola

Pierogi Casserole takes your favorite pierogi and layers them with creamy ricotta, smoky kielbasa and cheddar cheese. A family favorite and great for potlucks and parties! 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 22 frozen pierogies* , you pick the flavor!
  • 1 yellow onion , chopped
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese , shredded and divided
  • 1 1/2 cups kielbasa , chopped
  • scallions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray. 

  2. In a large, heavy bottom skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add half of the perogies and chopped yellow onion. When the first half is browned, remove and add second half.

  3. Fry until lightly browned. Remove to a bowl and allow to cool while preparing other ingredients. 

  4. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, eggs fine sea salt and ground white pepper. 

  5. In casserole dish, place a layer of perogies on the bottom in a single layer, trying to place together and avoid gaps the best you can. Some gaps are inevitable. 

  6. Top with 1/3 ricotta mixture, 1/3 kielbasa and 1/3 shredded cheddar cheese. Repeat two more times ending with cheddar cheese and kielbasa.

  7. Loosely over with aluminum foil. Bake for 40 minutes. 

  8. Remove aluminum foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes uncovered. 

  9. Remove and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Top with scallions and serve. 

  10. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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Recipe Notes

If you are using frozen, don't worry if they aren't 100% thawed. If you use fresh, follow the same process, it will just take less time. Either way, they will heat all the way through during the baking process. 

Nutrition Facts
Pierogi Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 57%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Cholesterol 132mg 44%
Sodium 1023mg 43%
Potassium 186mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 15.5%
Vitamin C 7.1%
Calcium 29.5%
Iron 9.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.