We’re always on the hunt for easy weeknight recipes, and this one from Love and Risotto totally fits the bill. A bag of frozen pierogies becomes something special when it’s paired with a cheesy pesto sauce.

Ingredients
1 container pierogies, frozen
Olive oil
1 cup milk
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup pesto
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1 tomato, chopped
1/4 cup chives, chopped
Salt and pepper

Method
1. Cook pierogies according to package instructions. When finished, place in skillet with olive oil on medium low and sear both sides of each pierogi.

2. Heat milk and water in a saucepan over medium heat for three minutes. Add butter, pesto sauce, garlic powder and salt. Reduce heat and continue to cook about 5 minutes. Stir in half of the Parmesan cheese.

3. Pour the pesto on the pierogies in the skillet. Cook on medium low for about five minutes.

4. Top with more cheese, tomatoes, chives, salt and pepper. Enjoy!

This recipe and photo come courtesy of Allie and Dan from Love and Risotto. Visit their blog to follow along on their foodie adventures and snag even more tasty recipes.