Smoked Sausage & Pierogi Skillet
A fast fix 20 minute meal, this comes together in a single skillet & features savory smoked sausage, fluffy pierogi dumplings, & caramelized onion in a simple cream sauce
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
- 1 box frozen pierogi around 16.9 ounces
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 12 oz pkg smoked sausage
- 1 medium yellow onion diced
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 3/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- salt & pepper to taste
Cook the frozen pierogi according to the packages instructions.
Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil & butter. Add the sausage & onion, tossing them to coat. Cook, stirring ocassionally, for 5 minutes or until the sausage has browned and the onions are tender & just beginning to caramelize.
Stir in the garlic and let it saute for about 60 seconds- just until you can smell it.
Add the pierogi to the skillet, cooking and stirring until they've begun to brown a bit.
In a small bowl, whisk the broth and cornstarch together until the mixture's smooth. Don't leave any lumps behind. Pour the mixture into the skillet, and bring the broth to a simmer.
Let the mixture simmer, for two to three minutes, until it's noticeably thickened and clings to the back of a spoon.
Whisk in the cream, stirring until it's completely incorporated in the sauce. Let the sauce heat through, and remove the skillet from heat.
Garnish with freshly sliced green onions or fresh parsley, and a bit of Parmesan cheese (optional). Ladle onto plates and enjoy!
Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.1mg