Jalapeño, Cauliflower & Pierogy Bake

Jalapeño, Cauliflower & Pierogy Bake



  • 2 boxes Mrs. T’s Savory Five Cheese Blend Pierogies
  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into medium florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 ounces butter (1 stick)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup Fontina cheese, cubed
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • 4 jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Thaw Five Cheese pierogies under cool water, while preparing other ingredients.
  3. In a skillet, brown cauliflower florets in olive oil until tender.
  4. In a saucepan, melt butter and whisk in flour to make a roux – do not brown the flour.
  5. Pour milk slowly into the saucepan and whisk until smooth.
  6. Add the Fontina cheese to the saucepan and continue whisking until melted.
  7. To the cheese sauce, add chopped kale, sliced jalapeños, and cooked cauliflower.
  8. Combine ingredients well; remove from heat.
  9. Pour a scoop of cheese sauce into a 9” x 13” baking dish to cover the bottom.
  10. Lay half of the pierogies on top of the cheese sauce, and then cover with half of the cheese sauce.
  11. Layer remaining pierogies and cover with remaining cheese sauce.
  12. Top with Parmesan cheese.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes, or until top is golden brown.
  14. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Savory 5 Cheese Blend

Savory 5 Cheese Blend

More cheese please…Cheddar, Parmesan, Romano, Swiss and Asiago cheeses and creamy whipped potatoes folded in a pasta pocket. Mrs. T’s Savory Five Cheese Blend Pierogies are a cheese-lovers dream for a snack, side and main course!