Kielbasa Recipes

With it’s smoky flavor and cheaper price, smoked sausage like kielbasa is a versatile ingredient loved by all. You’ll love adding these delicious kielbasa recipes to your dinner rotation.

While I love making a hearty meal for my family, when it comes to busy weeknights I don’t always have the time to make a five course dinner. I try to use simple main ingredients to make a great recipe that’s still east but that my whole family will love.

Queue kielbasa. Polish kielbasa is one of those ingredients that’s super versatile and can be added to so many meals. From sheet pan dinners to cheesy kielbasa pasta, the options are really endless.

​These easy kielbasa sausage recipes will be loved by all of your family members- no matter how picky the eater!

Easy Kielbasa Recipes

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Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa Bites Recipe

These Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa Bites are an easy appetizer that combines crispy bacon strips, juicy sausage, and a sweet sauce!
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Pork and Sauerkraut Egg Rolls

Your new favorite fried appetizer, kielbasa and sauerkraut with potatoes and cheese wrapped in an egg rolls wrapper, fried + dipped in mustard aioli sauce!
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Pork and Sauerkraut Skillet

Easy and succulent, this recipe uses smoky kielbasa for the pork. Precooked and flavorful, it is the BEST pork and sauerkraut recipe out there!
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Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup

Using leftover kielbasa and sauerkraut, you can make the BEST Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup recipe in no time! It's hearty, delicious and EASY to make!
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Slow Cooker Sauerkraut and Sausage Recipe

With only 6 ingredients, this Slow Cooker Sauerkraut and Sausage recipe is EASY to throw together! Add everything to the crock pot, set it and forget it!
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Easy Crock Pot Shrimp Boil

This crockpot shrimp boil is a perfect dinner for any night of the week. Loaded with succulent shrimp, andouille sausage, corn, red potatoes, and of course classic cajun spices, this seafood boil is made so easily in the slow cooker!
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Foil Packet Kielbasa

Foil Packet Kielbasa Recipe. A simple meal of kielbasa sausage and fresh garden yellow squash and zucchini, and mushrooms, lightly seasoned, and cooked in foil for the perfect, simple meal. Insane flavor and only 5 minutes prep required!
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Kielbasa Kapusta – Polish Sausage and Sauerkraut

This recipe for Kielbasa Kapusta is a family loved traditional Polish Kapusta recipe made in a slow cooker!
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Fried Cabbage and Kielbasa

Fried Cabbage and Kielbasa is an easy and flavorful, budget-friendly meal, that is ready in just about 30 minutes. The dish combines caramelized cabbage and juicy, smoked Polska kielbasa for the ultimate quick and easy dinner!
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Kielbasa and Peppers with Pasta Alfredo

Caramelized green and red peppers along with onions and garlic sitting next to browned to perfection Kielbasa.  The flavors mingling together, it’s enough to make you weak in the knees!
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Sheet Pan Potatoes and Sausage

Sheet Pan Potatoes and Sausage is a deliciously gorgeous one-pan meal that is simple, easy, and wholesome
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How to Cook Kielbasa

Learn how to cook kielbasa with our comprehensive guide, featuring step-by-step instructions on 4 different methods: bake, pan sear, grill and boil!
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Hot Mess Skillet

This Hot Mess Skillet is full of browned kielbasa sausage with fresh vegetables and seasonings. It’s the perfect mixture of all of your favorites, made right over the open fire!
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While every recipe will of course be different, these are some good things to have on hand when making a delicious kielbasa recipe. You can easily find these simple ingredients at your local grocery store.

  • Bell peppers
  • Olive oil
  • Chicken broth
  • Green peppers
  • White rice
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Yellow onion
  • Spicy brown mustard
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Russet potatoes
  • Cream cheese

How to Serve

Easy sausage kielbasa recipes can be served as a main dish to many great side dish recipes. I like to serve mine with a potatoes recipe. Small red potatoes or even mashed potatoes would be a delicious recipe to pair with kielbasa.

Potato salad, a green beans recipe, a pasta dish or any number of hearty soups make this a complete delicious meal. 

Storage and Freezing

All of these amazing kielbasa recipes will be slightly different, but it’s a safe bet to store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 

Check each individual recipe for freezing instructions.

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About the Author

Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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  1. Adding these to my dinner line up for the week; love a good kielbasa recipe and these look too good to pass up, indeed!