Sausage Pierogi Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


5 servings

Updated: Jul. 25, 2023
I made this simple pierogies and sausage recipe one night when I hadn’t planned anything for dinner. It’s convenient because it uses items I usually have on hand. Plus, there’s hardly any cleanup! —Susan Held, Cooksville, Maryland
Sausage Pierogi Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (16.9 ounces) frozen potato and onion pierogi
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 package (14 ounces) smoked turkey sausage, cut in half lengthwise and sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook pierogi according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil. Add sausage; cook and stir until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients; cook and stir until coleslaw wilts and onion is softened, 2-3 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; keep warm.
  2. In another large skillet, heat remaining butter and oil. Drain pierogi; add to skillet. Cook and stir until browned. 3-5 minutes. Add the sausage mixture; toss to coat. Discard bay leaf.

Pierogies and Sausage Tips

What sides go well with pierogies and sausage?

Traditional Polish recipes and side dishes with sauerkraut would pair well with pierogies and sausage.

How do you store pierogies and sausage?

Store pierogies and sausage in an airtight container for up to three days.

What is the best way to cook frozen pierogies?

Boil the pierogies for 3 to 4 minutes, then brown them in a saute pan with butter and chopped onions. Otherwise, here's how to make homemade pierogies!

Elizabeth Harris

Nutrition Facts

2 cups: 402 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 1359mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 5g fiber), 21g protein.