Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Crockpot Pierogie Casserole

A fabulous recipe for comfort food!  I usually make this on New Years Eve.  The slow cooker is not necessary, if you need a quick meal...but using the slow cooker does marry all the flavors together.



Ingredients:
1 lb bacon
1 head of cabbage, coarsely chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 boxes of 16.9 oz packages of frozen pierogies

Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes.  Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate.  Cut the bacon into bite-sized pieces; set aside.

Retain the bacon drippings and add the cabbage and onion to the pan.  Cook and stir until the cabbage is tender, about 20 minutes.

Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat.  Once the water is boiling, stir in the pierogies and return to a boil.  Cook until the pierogies float to the top, about 5 minutes; drain.

Gently combine the pierogies, cabbage and bacon; place into the slower cooker.  Cook on low for 3 hours prior to serving.

Enjoy!!!

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5 comments:

  1. I've never try a pierogie before. Very simple recipe to try. :) It'll be so handy for weeknights when I crave for comfort food.

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  2. We do something similar, but in the oven. We use onion, tomato sauce, cheese and turkey pepperoni with the pierogies and bake it. So good for a quick dinner!

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  3. I love pierogies! I grew up in Canada and we used to eat them all the time. Not many people in Iowa know what they are. I found your recipe through Beyer Beware's link today. My recipe is the Shrimp, Feta and Roasted Tomatoes. Have a great week.
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  4. We love pierogies!! Thanks for coming to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We would love to see you again next week!! -The Sisters

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