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Lazy Pierogi Bake Recipe

A favorite dish in our family is pierogi—tasty pockets of dough filled with cottage cheese and onions. Making pierogi is time-consuming, so my mom created this easy casserole.—Sandy Starks, Amherst, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) spiral pasta
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 3 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, saute onions and garlic until tender. Add mushrooms; cook until tender. Add mushrooms; cook until tender. Stir in sauerkraut and half of the bacon. In a bowl, combine the soup, milk, celery seed and pepper. drain pasta. Place a fourth of the pasta in two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes. Top each with a fourth of the sauerkraut and soup mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining bacon. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 196 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 454mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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Staci M.L.
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2014

"My family loves it. It takes some time to make but it's worth it. This meal is a regular in our home."

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