Grands!® Latvian Bacon Pierogi

This recipe is inspired by the famous pierogis found in Eastern Europe. Refrigerated dough makes this recipe come together in a snap!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb bacon, chopped
1
cup diced (1/4 inch) peeled russet baking potato
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated biscuits

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Cook potato and onion in bacon drippings over medium heat until tender; drain on paper towels. In medium bowl, mix potato mixture and cooked bacon.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 6-inch round. Place on cookie sheet. Spoon about 1/4 cup bacon mixture onto center of each round. Fold dough in half over filling; press with fork to seal.
  • 4 Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Cook potato and onion in bacon drippings over medium heat until tender; drain on paper towels. In medium bowl, mix potato mixture and cooked bacon.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 6-inch round. Place on cookie sheet. Spoon about 1/4 cup bacon mixture onto center of each round. Fold dough in half over filling; press with fork to seal.
  • 4 Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Although not as traditional, chopped sweet potatoes can be substituted as an alternative. The result is slightly sweeter but just as delicious!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Hand Pie
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.