Seasoned with fresh herbs and spices and then gently smoked, kielbasa can be boiled, baked, or grilled. Delicious for any meal, try one of these popular kielbasa recipes that includes chili, stews, cassoulets, skillet dinners, and salads.

See Popular Kielbasa Recipes

Rotini-Kielbasa Skillet

Better Homes and Gardens

This flavorful skillet meal is fast enough for busy weeknights.

Total: 35 mins

Kielbasa Kabobs

Betty Crocker

Coat chunks of zesty kielbasa with a sweet apricot-and-orange glaze. Great alternative to bacon!

Total: 50 mins

Potato, Broccoli and Sausage Skillet

Betty Crocker

With only six ingredients, you can go from cooktop to tabletop with a complete meal of meat, potatoes and veggies.

Total: 35 mins

Red Beans and Rice

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Rice is nice, but it's terrific when blended with a calorie-smart, spicy tomato-based sauce along with red beans, fresh veggies and kielbasa.

Total: 50 mins

Lager-Steamed Mussels with Mustard, Kielbasa, and Dill

Food & Wine

F&W's Grace Parisi shares a classic recipe for mussels in white wine, then creates amazing alternatives with clam broth, sake, and, in this recipe, lager.

Total: 20 mins

Lambasa Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Cabbage and kielbasa combine with potatoes in this brothy stew that simmers away in the slow cooker until it's time for dinner.

Sausage and Cabbage Skillet

Better Homes and Gardens

Use any smoked sausage in this easy and versatile skillet recipe.

3 Things to Make With...Kielbasa

There are a lot of sweet aromas to fill your kitchen come fall, like baked apples and pumpkin bread, but we've got a few savory favorites, too, and at the top of the list is the rich, smoky scent of kielbasa cooking in the skillet. It's no surprise then that this smoked sausage is right at home in any number of comforting recipes that are sure to warm you up on those chilly autumn nights. Since kielbasa freezes wonderfully, it's easy to stock up and have on hand when you're in the mood for a quick but hearty dinner.

Hot Kielbasa and Potato Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Kielbasa, another name for Polish sausage, makes this German-style potato salad hearty enough to be a main dish.

Kielbasa Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Let the slow cooker blend the flavors of this easy sausage and vegetable stew.

Sausage Jambalaya

Midwest Living

Kielbasa and Apple Pasta Bake

Family Circle

Sharp cheddar cheese and cubed apple complement the spicy kielbasa in this saucy casserole recipe.

Pork, Sausage, and Apricots over Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Spice up this slow cooker sweet potato meal with hot smoked sausage links.

Big Irv Favre's Red Beans and Rice

Midwest Living

Smoked sausage and ham make this a hearty main dish. It's perfect for a potluck--just transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.

Kielbasa with Caraway Kraut

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 1 hr

Beer-Glazed Sausage and Apples

Midwest Living

Belgian wheat beer and brown sugar give this dinner an taste bud-tempting twist. Combine apples and sausage with red peppers for a full-flavor adventure.

Total: 35 mins

Zesty Black-Bean Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Bottled salsa saves you the effort of chopping tomatoes, onions, and peppers for this spicy turkey chili recipe.

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