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Stuffed Pierogie Shells {Poor Man’s Homemade Pierogies}

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Stuffed Pierogie Shells is a recipe with jumbo shells! If you want homemade pierogies then these stuffed lasagna shells with a potato pierogi filling are perfect! If you like pierogi lasagna this version of poor man’s homemade pierogies you will love too! 


Stuffed Pierogie Shells


Homemade Pierogies

Have you ever tried to make homemade pierogies? Truthfully homemade pierogies are a labor of love from making a good pierogi dough to the pierogi filling. There is a lot of work involved in making homemade pierogies.



SundaySupper Stuffed Pierogie Shells


Pierogi Dough

How can I make homemade pierogies easier? The first thing was to use something for the pierogi dough. Then it came to me, jumbo shells! Jumbo shells are the perfect pierogi dough!


Poormans Pierogies


Pierogi Filling

What really makes this Stuffed Pierogie Shells is the potato pierogi filling. This potato filling is full of really good flavor. You would swear you’re eating a real homemade potato pierogi!

Pierogi Lasagna

Isn’t this recipe with jumbo shells the same as pierogi lasagna? Well yes, both this stuffed shell version and pierogi lasagna are a poor man’s way of making homemade pierogies the easy way!

Looking for more pierogi recipes? Check out these recipes:


SundaySupper Stuffed Pierogie Shells


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Yield: 4 servings

Stuffed Pierogie Shells Recipe


Stuffed Pierogie Shells is a recipe with jumbo shells! If you want homemade pierogies then these stuffed lasagna shells with a potato pierogi filling are perfect!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 6 red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3-4 strips bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • black pepper taste
  • 1 stick of butter (divided)
  • 1 onion (sliced thin)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Jumbo shells (cooked)


  1. Cook potatoes until soft, then drain them.
  2. Add the milk, garlic salt, sour cream, cheese, and pepper.
  3. Mash until smooth.
  4. Melt butter in a large skillet.
  5. Add onions, balsamic vinegar, heavy cream and cook 10 to 15 minutes until they are tender.
  6. Spread half the onions over the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish.
  7. Stuff each shell with a heaping tablespoon of the potato mixture, close edges.
  8. Arrange in a single layer over onions, spread remaining onions on top.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.
  10. Serve them up and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 848Total Fat: 41gSaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 725mgCarbohydrates: 101gFiber: 9gSugar: 9gProtein: 21g

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

Mmm I love this way of making pierogies!!! It looks yummy!


Tuesday 15th of April 2014

Welcome to Sunday Supper!

Deanna Samaan

Monday 14th of April 2014

Thank you! I promise I will LOL

Deanna Samaan

Monday 14th of April 2014

Thank you so much! I try to make look pretty :)

Deanna Samaan

Monday 14th of April 2014

Let me know how you like it! The secret too good pierogies is the filling :)

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