If you are a fan of smoked sausage, these tasty kielbasa sausage recipes are for you. Most of them are easy to make and full of flavor. They are all a great way to turn sausage into a wonderful meal.
Using sausage as the start to a recipe is such a great way to bring big flavor to a dish. That is especially true with a tasty smoked sausage, it adds so many different flavors with the addition of just one ingredient.
So it is the perfect base for so many different kinds of dishes. Check out all of the recipes below and pick some favorites to make.
If you have a favorite recipe that isn’t on the list, tell me about it in the comments below. I would love to make it too!
What is Kielbasa?
Kielbasa is one of the types of Polish sausage. Fresh Polish sausage is a pork sausage made with salt, pepper, marjoram and garlic.
My mother-in-law has a strong Polish heritage and she loves fresh homemade sausage. We have plans to get together and make some, so hopefully I can share the recipe with you soon.
If you don’t have a Polish immigrants for family, you may have to travel to a city with a large Polish population to get the fresh sausage. Hopefully I will be sharing more Polska kielbasa recipes with you soon.
In American grocery stores, the term Kielbasa usually refers to a sausage that has been cured and smoked. It can be pan fried, simmered, grilled or added to a great variety of recipes.
Below you will find a collection of tasty Polish sausage recipes that range from classic Polish meals to American dinners that just use the sausage to bring big flavor. There are quick, easy and fun recipes and slow cooked comfort food meals. There really is something for everyone.
Make a whole well balanced meal in almost no time with the help of a pressure cooker. Kielbasa, cabbage and potatoes in the instant pot is a delicious all in one dinner. This quick and easy recipe is perfect for busy weeknights.
Glazed with a flavorful mix of brown sugar and Coke, Cola Kielbasa is whipped up super quick and easy with just four simple ingredients. In fact, Cola Kielbasa is so quick and easy, this family-favorite may just be the perfect weeknight meal!
Łazanki is a Polish dish consisting of noodles, sauerkraut, sauteed cabbage, mushrooms, and Polish kielbasa. It is a classic dish that makes a complete meal. There are different ways to make this dish, but this is the real deal.
This Polish Sauerkraut Soup is sometimes done with vegetable stock, or chicken broth. You can make it with cabbage or kraut. For this version, you use sauerkraut and polish sausage, to make a “hot & sour soup” done in the Polish culinary tradition, but you can make adaptations to make your own versions of this tasty soup.
Pittsburgh Pierogy Nachos are made with kielbasa, sauerkraut, and a homemade beer cheese sauce topped with sour cream will bring a little bit of Pittsburgh to your kitchen. You will want to make the cheddar cheese sauce for everything from now on.