What to make with pierogies: 17 easy recipes

Learn out what to make with pierogies using this list of 17 delicious recipes. Each dish is perfect for using this frozen ingredient. Step out of the ordinary and find your new family favorite dinner idea, breakfast casserole, or appetizer.

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How to cook Pierogies

This list of recipes using pierogies will help you see beyond the basic pierogi side dishes. Sure you can cook them up, with melted butter, and pair them with some pork chops. But there are so many more different ways to cook up this frozen dish.

This collection of pierogi recipes moves them to the main dish of your next dinner. From creating a single layer in your air fryer to creating a creamy casserole. There is a dish that your whole family will love.

What are pierogies?

Pierogies are dumplings that have been stuffed with potatoes and/or cheese. They pair well with a variety of meats and can be found in the freezer section of your grocery store.

These recipes use dumplings with a savory filling. However, they can also have a sweet filling for desserts.

Can I make homemade pierogies?

Of course! We found this fantastic recipe so you can make homemade pierogies.

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Other recipe ideas you may enjoy!

Each of these recipes with dumplings will tell you:

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How many pierogies you will need and what type.
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)
  • Equipment needed. (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, etc.)

What to make pierogies

If you’re currently heading home from the grocery store with a package of frozen dumplings, don’t stress! Pin this to your favorite recipe board and it will be ready when you are! 

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Ingredients that work well with pierogies

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • Kielbasa or Polish Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Bell Peppers
  • Red Onion
  • Green Onions
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Fresh Herbs like Dill
  • Lemon Juice
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Chicken Broth
  • Garlic Powder

How to cook frozen pierogies

Our goal is to help cooks find dishes for the ingredients they already have.

Each of these pierogi ideas will give you some important information so that you can pick the recipe that works for your needs.

Check out the recipe creator that published each dish to use their tips and get the full instructions.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items

Which recipe are you looking forward to trying first?

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