Caprese Pesto Pierogies

Caprese Pesto Pierogies

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) box Five Cheese Pizza or your favorite variety of Mrs. T's® Pierogies
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes, drained
  • Pesto:
  • 1½ cups fresh basil, packed
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup fresh grated Romano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a food processor or blender, blend together basil, walnuts, Romano cheese and garlic. Pour in olive oil slowly while still mixing; season with salt and pepper. Scrape down sides, and if necessary pulse once more to make sure pesto is smooth. Set aside.
  • Sauté pierogies in coconut oil over medium heat, approximately 8 minutes on both sides.
  • Add tomatoes to pierogies; stir together.
  • Remove pierogies from heat and toss with pesto sauce. Transfer to a large plate before serving.

Caprese Pesto Pierogies

Caprese Pesto Pierogies
  • Total Time (min) 28
  • Prep Time (min) 10
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) box Five Cheese Pizza or your favorite variety of Mrs. T's® Pierogies
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes, drained
  • Pesto:
  • 1½ cups fresh basil, packed
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup fresh grated Romano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a food processor or blender, blend together basil, walnuts, Romano cheese and garlic. Pour in olive oil slowly while still mixing; season with salt and pepper. Scrape down sides, and if necessary pulse once more to make sure pesto is smooth. Set aside.
  • Sauté pierogies in coconut oil over medium heat, approximately 8 minutes on both sides.
  • Add tomatoes to pierogies; stir together.
  • Remove pierogies from heat and toss with pesto sauce. Transfer to a large plate before serving.