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Perogies with Asparagus Pesto

Perogies with Asparagus Pesto

  • 1 bag Pelmen Foods Potato & Cheddar Cheese Perogies*

Asparagus Pesto:

  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • 1 Large garlic clove (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. Almonds
  • 2 tbsp. (56g) Parmesan cheese (grated )
  • 4 tbsp. (60mL) Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Boil perogies and stir occasionally for 6 mins. Drain and place skillet and set aside.
  2. To prepare the asparagus pesto: Cut off and disregard the woody ends of the asparagus and roughly chop remaining asparagus. Set aside a few heads for garnish.
  3. Add asparagus, almonds, garlic, cheese and olive oil to a food processor. Pulse until a rough spreadable consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add pesto to perogies and sauté over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until warm through.
  5. Garnish with remaining asparagus head, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Possible Toppings: Asparagus Heads, Parmesan Cheese

*Use any of the savoury Pelmen Foods perogies or pelmeni for this recipe.