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Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

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This Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole is a hearty one-pot dish to serve up to your family. Whip up this Pierogi casserole in under 15 minutes, which is a perfect meal for any day of the week. You have chunks of ham, kielbasa, Pierogi (I used potato) in a creamy sauce that is so flavorful.

While this dish isn’t fit for a diet, it is a dish to serve up on occasion as a reward and treat for yourself. One pot meals are great for a no-fuss dinner, minimal cleanup, and a happy family. Try this Pierogi casserole today.

 

Instant Pot Perogi Casserole

Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

I know we are in spring right now, but I love making this one-pot casserole after the holidays. When we have an abundance of leftover ham, I just cut it up into cubes and create this dish. Sometimes I think my husband looks forward to this dish more than he does the actual ham we serve up for a holiday.

Which I can’t blame him, I am a sucker for a tasty comfort dish like this. Just a warning grab a pair of pants with elastic the day you eat this casserole! You will eat so much that your pants will fit a bit tighter, and having elastic you don’t feel like you are going to pop your button on your jeans. It is one magical casserole that is hard to stop eating.

 

Instant Pot Perogi Casserole

How To Make Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole 

I love taking ready-made foods and transform it into a tasty dinner for my family. For this recipe, it is Pierogi’s which are frozen potato and cheese Pierogi. I use this as the base of my casserole and pair with meats, cream sauce and it creates something magical. 

What Do You Make With Perogies

This Pierogi casserole is my go-to recipe. I generally reach for potato Perogies we enjoy them the best. Then with the heavy cream sauce, cheese and variety of meats, it is one incredible weeknight dinner.

What Sauce Goes With Perogies

Instant Pot Perogi Casserole

I prefer a creamy white sauce with cheese when I eat Perogies. I used heavy cream and sour cream, with cheese. Then the onions and ham and kielbasa really help add flavor to the dish.

How To Make Pierogi Casserole

To make this delicious casserole, just place onions, ham, and Kielbasa in the instant pot on the saute setting. Then layer in your Pierogi’s, and then repeat layers until you meet the desired amount you want. Then add in a cup of water, and turn the instant pot to high pressure for seven minutes. 

Quick release and then turn your pot on saute and mix in your sour cream and heavy cream. Bring it to a soft boil, add in cheese, and you are complete. If you want to turn the broiler on and place underneath for a few minutes to give that golden brown top. 

Just like that, you have a family-friendly meal that the whole family can enjoy. I love simple dinners like this that give you that wow factor with each bite. Savory, flavorful and wholesome goodness in every single bite.

 

 Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

What Is A Good Side Dish For Perogies

This is somewhat of a heavy and hearty dish, so I recommend reaching for a lighter side. Crisp green salad, vegetable side, or if you want go for fresh dinner rolls or a slice of bread to lather up the sauce.

How Long Does Pierogi Casserole Last In Fridge

You can store this casserole in the fridge for up to three days. After that you run the risk of the casserole spoiling. This is great for meal prepping for a few days for the week.

Best Way to Reheat Pierogi Casserole

You can warm this up in the oven or even the microwave if you would like. Just reheat until they are warmed through. Then serve and enjoy. This recipe for potato pierogi’s reheats nicely.

 

 Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

Can You Freeze Pierogi Casserole

No. Because of all the dairy used in this recipe you can’t. It will curdle once it thaws from being frozen leaving you with an off-texture. So I recommend only making what you feel you can eat. Even if you need to halve the recipe, you for sure can. 

If you are a fan of pierogi’s I recommend giving this comforting casserole a try. I love making this in the fall and winter months especially cause it will warm you up from the inside out. But, I will on occasion make this is the spring and summer as well on a cooler day! 

Have you ever made Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole? 

 

 

 

 Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

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Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

Instant Pot Perogie Casserole

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Additional Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes

This Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole is a hearty one-pot dish to serve up to your family. Whip up this Pierogi casserole in under 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 onion sliced
  • 24 frozen perogies, I used potato
  • 1 cup chopped ham (Optional)
  • 1 Kiełbasa sliced
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 16 oz shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Place pot on saute.
  2. Place a layer of onions, ham, and Kiełbasa.
  3. Next, a layer of perogies.
  4. Continue to layer until you have the desired amount.
  5. Add one cup of water and place on manual high pressure for 4 minutes.
  6. Do a quick release.
  7. Place pot on saute
  8. whisk together heavy cream and sour cream.
  9. Pour Mixture in the instant pot
  10. Add Cheese
  11. Allow to come to a low boil
  12. Stir and add to a casserole dish and broil for 2-3 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 489Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 895mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 19g

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kate

Tuesday 22nd of December 2020

hello..made this but used low fat milk combined with low fat sour cream and half the cheese. Now I had quite a bit left over...refrigerated it. Two days later we ate it with cooked chicken. WOW..so much better..the perogies soaked up the sauce and boy it was sooo good. Sort of like leftover lasagna which is always better like that. Also had cauliflower which sent well with the sauce. Try this...you wont regret it.

Adventures of a Nurse

Tuesday 22nd of December 2020

Yay glad you liked it

Donna

Tuesday 19th of May 2020

I want to make this but dairy is an issue in my family. Is there a version that I can do that has no dairy? I am new to using a pressure cooker and I am slowly adding things to cook in it.

Erica

Monday 27th of July 2020

I made this but veganised it :) I used these ingredients for sauce. 1/2 cup soaked cashews, 2 cups broth, 1 teaspoon white miso paste, 1 garlic clove, a splash of lemon juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. It came out great but there was a lot of sauce. I also blended in a half cup roasted rosemary potatoes I had to use up. The sauce was so yummy. We had them with carrot, mushroom and zucchini, and the onion. Served over mixed greens and green onions on top. The pierogies were perfectly cooked (Thanks Carla!)

C

Thursday 23rd of July 2020

IF Lactose is the issue se Lactose Free Milk or Cream, use LF plain Greek Yogurt to sub for sour cream

hard cheeses like aged cheddar, parmesan are lower in lactose. Swiss Cheese has no lactose

otherwise try coconut milk full fat, it gives a nice rich taste & no coconut flavour when cooked with other things,

Melissa

Friday 17th of April 2020

I made this for dinner tonight and it was awesome.

I halved the recipe. Used lactaid fat free milk, light sour cream, probably about half the cheese the recipe called for (mostly cheddar and a little bit of pre shredded moz I wanted to use up). I also dumped in some baby spinach I wanted to finish. So dang good. I had to stop myself from going for thirds.

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