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instant pot pierogi casserole with kielbasa and peas on a white plate
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Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole

Instant Pot Pierogi Casserole made with frozen pierogi, kielbasa and peas is a quick and easy dinner that's creamy, cheesy and delicious comfort food!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Pressure Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 164kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 2 ropes kielbasa sliced
  • 24 pierogi frozen
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 ½ cups cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Hit SAUTE on the Instant Pot, and when it reads Hot, add 1 tablespoon butter, chopped onions and kielbasa
  • Cook until onions are slightly soft, then hit CANCEL
  • Add frozen pierogi over kielbasa, then pour in water, and add remaining butter on top
  • Place lid on pressure cooker, make sure vent is set to Sealing position, and hit PRESSURE COOK for 1 minute
  • Pot will take a few minutes to reach pressure, then cook for 1 minute. Do a quick release, and when pin drops, remove lid, and hit CANCEL
  • Pour in the frozen peas and heavy cream, then hit SAUTE and add cheese, 1 cup at a time, stirring VERY gently
  • When liquid starts bubbling, hit CANCEL to turn pot off, and serve. Optional -- To help cool down, using hot mitts, carefully lift the inner pot out and pour contents into lightly greased casserole dish.
  • Liquid will thicken as casserole cools. To make a baked casserole, layer more cheddar cheese with the pierogi and kielbasa, top with additional cheese, and broil in oven until top is crispy

Notes

Recipe was made in a 6 quart Instant Pot electric pressure cooker. More liquid is needed if using an 8 quart.
Nutrition information is approximate and will vary with ingredients.

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 496IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 1mg