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Ham and Cheddar Pierogi Bake

Ham and Cheddar Pierogi Bake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Pierogi—hearty, potato-stuffed Polish dumplings—are the heart of this easy casserole. Start with frozen pierogi, then add cubed ham and a deliciously simple onion-cheese sauce for a weeknight bake that brings some wow to the table. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
1
cup diced onions
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup milk
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
package (16 oz) frozen potato and Cheddar pierogies
1
tablespoon water
1
cup cubed ham (6 oz)
2
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until just starting to soften. With whisk, stir in flour until smooth. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is bubbly.
  • 3
    In 2-cup glass measuring cup, mix broth and milk. Gradually stir broth mixture into saucepan. Increase heat to medium-high; heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; reduce heat to medium. Stir in 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Cook until melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, place frozen pierogies and water in baking dish; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on High 2 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving on High 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until thawed. Pour cheese sauce over pierogies. Top with ham and remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Top with green onions.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute your favorite flavor of frozen pierogies in this recipe.
  • This a great recipe to use up leftover ham.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
4g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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