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Pierogies with Cabbage and Canadian Bacon

Contributed by: NAPSA

Shape Up with A One-Pot Pierogy Meal (NAPSA) - Hearty stick-to-your-ribs dinners are appealing to just about everyone. But if they're starting to stick to your hips and tummy, too, it may be time to lighten up your cooking by cutting back on meat. It's easy to create healthful meals when you start with a package of frozen Mrs. T's Pierogies. These tasty, potato-filled pasta pockets are naturally high in complex carbohydrates and low in fat-which means they supply energy and nutrients while keeping fat and calories under control. This speedy skillet dinner pairs up the classic flavors of potatoes and cabbage. A small amount of lean Canadian bacon adds a rich smokiness to this combo. Pierogies with Cabbage and Canadian Bacon tastes meaty enough to fill you up-without filling you out!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 5 slices (1/2 of a 6-ounce package) Canadian bacon, diced
  • 2 cups sliced cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 package (16.9 ounces) frozen Mrs. T's Potato & Onion Pierogies

Directions:

In a large skillet, over high heat, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil. Add bacon; cook and stir until browned, about 2 minutes; remove. Reduce heat to medium-high; add cabbage and garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add broth; cover and simmer until cabbage is lightly browned and tender, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pierogies according to package directions. In a serving bowl, combine pierogies and the cabbage mixture; toss; sprinkle with reserved bacon.

Serving Size: Makes 4 Portions


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