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Kielbasa and Smoked Sausage Recipes
Kielbasa, also known as Polish sausage, is a tasty smoked sausage that can be used in main dish recipes, casseroles, soups, stews, sandwiches, and appetizers.
Thinly sliced and fried, it even makes a delicious breakfast meat to serve with eggs, French toast or pancakes. Or add it to your favorite breakfast casserole instead of sausage links or patties.
If you don't have kielbasa, feel free to substitute with andouille sausage, chorizo, hot dogs, or another smoked or fully cooked sausage.
I used... spicy andouille sausage in this first recipe (pictured) but kielbasa would be an excellent choice as well. The sliced sausage is added to the cauliflower florets and roasted to perfection. A topping of cheddar cheese is the perfect finishing touch.Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Slow Cooker Polish Sausage and Cabbage Soup
This Polish sausage soup is a fabulous mixture of browned kielbasa, onion, and cabbage, along with cubed potatoes and broth. Add some caraway seeds if you like, and tomatoes are also optional.Continue to 3 of 21 below.
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White Bean Soup with Sausage, Ham, and Spinach
This autumn soup is loaded with flavor and color, and makes a hearty supper soup with cornbread or biscuits on the side.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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Easy Sausage Bake With Sauerkraut and Apples
Your family will love this tangy sausage bake. Sauerkraut and apples are baked with the sausage. This tasty sausage and sauerkraut casserole includes apple juice, brown sugar, and vinegar.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Slow Cooker Sausage Stew
This creamy slow cooker sausage stew can be made with whatever smoked sausage you have on hand.Continue to 6 of 21 below.
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Sausage Bites in Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce
These sausage slices are flavored with a simple homemade barbecue sauce along with chunks of onions and optional peppers. I added chunks of pineapple from a 9-ounce can to give it some sweet-sour flavor.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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Slow Cooker Barbecue Beans and Sausage
Smoked sausage and pineapple add texture and flavor to these beans, along with barbecue sauce and other seasonings. Serve this sausage and bean dish with cornbread or hot baked biscuits for an easy and budget-friendly family meal.Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup with Smoked Sausage and Tomatoes
The addition of sliced sausage makes this a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs lentil soup.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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Cocktail Kielbasa with Sweet and Tangy Mustard Sauce
This Polish sausage appetizer is made with only 3 ingredients. It's an easy slow cooker recipe. Serve it hot right from the slow cooker.Continue to 10 of 21 below.
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Paula's Smoked Sausage Stew
Paula's sausage stew is loaded with flavor. Use kielbasa, a spicy andouille, or another smoked sausage in this recipe. The easy slow cooker stew includes potatoes, tomatoes, and peas.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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Crock Pot Kielbasa With Sauerkraut and Apples
This is one of my favorite recipes for kielbasa. It's a classic combination of sauerkraut, apples, and sausage for the slow cooker. Add caraway seeds or leave them out.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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Sweet and Sour Kielbasa Recipe
This easy, budget-friendly kielbasa recipe includes pineapple, onions, and bell pepper chunks.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Slow Cooker Kielbasa Sausage in Beer and Mustard Sauce
Serve this kielbasa with roasted potatoes or noodles, or serve the sliced sausages as an appetizer.Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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Crock Pot Smoked Sausages With Potatoes and Cabbage
Use smoked sausage links or sliced Polish sausage in this crock pot potato dish. Ingredients include sliced potatoes, cabbage, and apple juice.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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Roasted Potato and Sausage Dinner
In this dish, sliced smoked sausage is roasted along with potatoes, carrots, and herbs.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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Sausage Stew With Butternut Squash
This autumn stew is made with a combination of sliced sausage, butternut squash, and tomatoes. Use Polish sausage or a spicy Cajun style sausage in the stew.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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Smoked Sausage With Cabbage and Apples
Chopped apples, cabbage, onion, and spices flavor this easy baked sausage meal.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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Sausage and Cabbage Stew with Beans and Tomatoes
This sweet-tart sausage stew is made with the addition of beans, chopped vegetables, tomatoes, and your favorite smoked sausage.Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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Easy Crockpot Cassoulet
Chicken thighs and kielbasa team up in this hearty slow cooker cassoulet. It's a very easy recipe to fix with canned great northern beans.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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Autumn Bean Soup With Sausage
This bean soup is loaded with flavor. The sliced smoked sausage can be a gourmet chicken sausage or turkey sausage, or use a spicy andouille or kielbasa. The beans are versatile as well. If you don't have small red beans, use more navy beans or great northern, or use black beans or pinto beans.