PIEROGI POTATO CASSEROLE

PIEROGI POTATO CASSEROLE

15 lasagna noodles
2 cup cottage cheese
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon onion powder, divided
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
2 cups mashed potatoes
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
1 cup butter
1 large onion, chopped
sour cream, optional

Cook lasagna noodles as directed on package; drain. Line bottom of 9x13x2-inch pan with noodles.
In a medium bowl, mix cottage cheese, egg, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon onion powder together.
Spread over noodles. Cover with another layer of noodles.
In same bowl, mix cheddar cheese with potatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, and pepper. Spread over noodles. Cover with another layer of noodles.
Melt butter in pan. Saute onion until transparent and soft. Pour over noodles. Cover with foil and bake for about 30 minutes in 350° oven. Let perogi casserole stand 10 minutes before serving.
Serves 4