The best kielbasa recipes are the ones that make a dish with Polish sausage and combine it with starch and vegetable to make a quick and easy meal. Kielbasa is one of those meats you can pair up with just about anything and it will taste amazing!
We've included a mix of kielbasa sausage recipes from our website in addition to Polish smoked sausage recipes from other foodie websites. We know you'll find these recipes a WHOLE LOTTA YUM!
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What is Kielbasa?
Kielbasa is a type of Polish sausage that is made from pork, it is often smoked and has a very strong flavor. It is one of the most popular meats in Poland and is also common in many other European countries. Kielbasa is often served with sauerkraut, potatoes, and bread.
My family is huge sausage eaters and it's definitely one of my favorite meals. I will never question a breakfast, lunch, or dinner with sausage. Whether it be a quick meal of protein or you don't feel like doing much for dinner, smoked sausage is a tasty go-to.
Smoked sausage is great served whole, cut into pieces, with sides, or on its own.
The Types of Kielbasa Sausage Recipes You'll Find
Whether you're looking for a good appetizer or an easy weeknight meal for the family with a crock-pot, skillet, or air fryer, these nutritious and delicious recipes are a must. From casual dinners to cookouts, your family and kids will appreciate these sausage dishes.
- Kielbasa crockpot recipes
- Turkey kielbasa recipes
- Kielbasa and potato recipes
- Quick and easy kielbasa recipes
- and so many more!
FAQ's about Polska Kielbasa Recipes
Some good side dishes for kielbasa include mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, and corn.
The main difference between kielbasa and sausage is that kielbasa is made from pork while sausage can be made from a variety of meats. Polish sausage is also usually smoked and pre-cooked, which gives it a stronger flavor.
Yes, kielbasa sausage is pre-cooked. This means that it does not need to be fully cooked before eating since it isn't raw but it does at least need to be heated through.
- 2 pounds Kielbasa smoked sausage
- 1 ½ pounds small red potatoes
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 1 medium yellow onion
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- ½ teaspoon ground mustard
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- Fresh parsley for garnish, optional
- Preheat your oven to 375℉. Cut the smoked kielbasa sausage into approximately ½” thick slices.
- Cut the potatoes in half. If there are large pieces, cut them in half again so that they are all about the same size. Quarter the onion and cut it into thin slices. Cut off any attached stems on the green beans.
- Place the sausage, green beans, potatoes, and onions into a 9x13” baking dish or spread them out on a sheet pan.
- In a small bowl, mix together the extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, fresh lemon juice, Italian seasoning, ground mustard, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the olive oil mixture over the kielbasa, green beans, potatoes, and onions. Toss them in the pan to coat.
- Bake in the oven for 40-50 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked through and tender, stirring halfway through cooking.
- If the green beans start to brown too much, you can cover the dish with foil and finish baking.
- Serm warm and enjoy!
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