Caprese Pesto Pierogies

Caprese Pesto Pierogies

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Classic Cheddar or your favorite variety of Mrs. T's® Pierogies
  • 2 ½ pounds canned diced tomatoes, drained
Pesto:
  • 10 ounces fresh basil, packed
  • 12 ounces walnuts
  • 1 ½ pounds fresh grated Romano cheese
  • 8 cloves minced, garlic
  • 1 ¼ pounds extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Combine basil, walnuts, Romano cheese and garlic in a food processor. Pour in olive oil slowly while still mixing; season with salt and pepper. Scrape down sides, and if necessary pulse one more time to make sure pesto is smooth. Set aside.
  2. Boil pierogies for 5 to 7 minutes, as directed on package. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.
  3. Add tomatoes to pierogies; stir together.
  4. Toss pierogies and pesto mixture together gently in a large container before serving.
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Classic Cheddar

You can’t beat the classics! Sharp Cheddar cheese blended with smooth whipped potatoes, and just the right amount of spices and a pinch of salt, then fold them all in a smooth pasta pocket. Delicious.

Mrs. T’s Classic Cheddar Pierogies are perfect for quick snacks and easy dinners!

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