Verenike Casserole for the Slow Cooker

Verenike Casserole for the Slow Cooker

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"Being Russian Mennonite, I grew up eating Verenike (Cheese Pockets). I recently was given this great recipe for the slow cooker so I don't have to spend the time to make the yummy goodness."
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Ingredients

5 h 10 m servings 419 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 419 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 27.3 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 1179 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix together the cottage cheese, eggs, sour cream, evaporated milk, ham, salt, and pepper in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Pour about half of the mixture into the bottom of a slow cooker. Layer the noodles over the cottage cheese mixture, breaking as needed to fit; top with the remaining cottage cheese mixture.
  2. Cook on Low until the noodles are cooked through, 5 to 6 hours.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • I always serve it with peas, a green salad, and crusty bread.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most helpful positive review

Don't be afraid to try this! I read some bad reviews, but I really liked the taste of this. In contrast to one reviewer, I had no problem finding a 24 ounce carton of cottage cheese at the gro...

Most helpful critical review

Came out too "eggy" and goopy. Also, prone to scorching: must NOT be cooked even a little too long. Not impressed.

Don't be afraid to try this! I read some bad reviews, but I really liked the taste of this. In contrast to one reviewer, I had no problem finding a 24 ounce carton of cottage cheese at the gro...

I was a little nervous about making this one after reading the reviews, so I decided to just make some small changes! I added caramelized onions that I sauteed with salt & pepper. I also didn't ...

Came out too "eggy" and goopy. Also, prone to scorching: must NOT be cooked even a little too long. Not impressed.

It was edible, my husband ate it, but not me. It was like lasagna but without the flavor ingredients. No flavor, strange texture. Also note, 24 ounce carton of cottage cheese is not the stand...

just didn't turn out well

Texture, flavor, smell...it was all bad.

loved this! easy to prep. great comfort food.