Look no further for a list of sides to go with your Polish sausage recipes! We found 17 delightful options for you to try!
Smoky, flavorful, and often garlic-loaded polish sausage adds a distinctive flavor to pasta, sandwiches, stews, soups, casserole, and a whole lot more.
Grilled on sultry summer nights or slow-cooked with beans or lentils, cabbage, or sauerkraut in the chilly season, these easy-to-make recipes are sure to provide comfort to your chilly winter nights and dinners.
From the slice-and-dice Smoked Sausage And Cheesy Potato Casserole to a twist on a classic Kielbasa Fried Rice to the set-it-and-forget-it Crockpot Pierogi Casserole, or the sweet-salty Kielbasa Pineapple Appetizer Skewers, we’ve compiled 17 of the best Polish sausage recipes that are from-scratch tasty and budget-friendly.
We hope you find these recipes a welcome addition to your favorite meals!
(Oh, and take a peek at #13 for the simple joy of letting a slow-cooker do all the hard work!)
What would you do if you smoked sausage, bell peppers, mushrooms, and green onions on busy weeknights?
If you ask me—well, I’m enjoying this quick and easy Polish sausage skillet!
The kielbasa sausage blends well with the earthy flavor of mushrooms and the sweet, mild taste of bell peppers.
This Polish sausage recipe combines cheddar cheese, sour cream, cream of mushroom soup, and hash browns, resulting in a potato casserole the whole family can enjoy.
The dish is packed with a creamy texture and rich flavor so serving it alongside a green salad or roasted broccoli would balance the meal out.
Don’t expect leftovers the next day when you’re serving this smoked sausage and potato bake dish for dinner.
The sausage and potato are drizzled with sharp cheddar cheese, seasoned with garlic powder, paprika, and salt, then baked until the cheese melts.
Oh, it’s SO good!
There are tons of sauerkraut recipes out there, but nothing beats this one-pot cabbage and sausage dinner skillet!
Cooking the cabbage along with butter, garlic cloves, and a large onion, transforms the humble vegetable into an ultra-delicious dish.
Be sure, though, to stir the mix occasionally to prevent burning the food.
This kielbasa fried rice filled with Polish sausage, peas, carrots, and egg should start your morning off right.
The highlight of this recipe is the addition of soy sauce mix, lending the fried rice with Asian flavors.
If you’re looking for tasty main dishes that can make everyone run to your family table, then this is it!
This kiełbasa and sauerkraut recipe features crispy rounds of kielbasa sausage that are blanketed in a soft and braised sauerkraut.
Wait, did I mention that it’s packed with bacon, too?
The dish is more enjoyable to eat when you serve it warm alongside crusty bread and tender potatoes.
What I love about this easy kielbasa recipe is that it can be done using a skillet or over a grill.
Cooking the kielbasa sausages on an open flame would give the cured meat that nice charred flavor.
When grilling onions and peppers, however, make sure to wrap the vegetables in aluminum foil so you won’t burn them in the process.
Before serving, top your sandwiches with dijon mustard, chili, or simple ketchup!
Polish sausage in a potatoes recipe? Count me in!
Perfect for lunch or dinner, this potato kielbasa soup starts by slicing small potatoes into cubes then added in a sauteed vegetable mix along with the chicken stock.
At the end of the prep, chopped parsley is included to brighten up the flavor.
In case you want a little bit of spicy kick, feel free to include crushed red pepper flakes into the mix.
For a complete meal, pair each bowl with a chunk of crusty bread.
This breakfast favorite consists of Polish sausage, butter, and eggs—all cooked in a frying pan for under seven minutes.
Fresh chives are sprinkled over the scrambled eggs to lend a fresh garlic and onion taste to the dish.
Enjoy the food warm alongside soft rye bread.
The first thing you need to do to create this recipe is to whisk together the honey garlic sauce in a large mixing bowl.
Once done, you can now proceed to spread out your chopped potatoes in a sheet pan, brushing them with the sauce.
Once everything is done, brush the kielbasa with the remaining honey garlic sauce, and congratulations!
Best served with a fresh green salad and crusty bread, this casserole is my favorite recipe especially on the days when I’m short on time.
Simply combine all ingredients in your crockpot, cook on high for a couple of hours, then that’s it!
This kielbasa-based appetizer is a great recipe, especially when you’re aiming to achieve a good impression on your party guests!
Every bite has that distinctive garlic taste from the Polish sausage and sweet pizzazz of the pineapple chunk.
What I love about this ultimate family favorite is that it’s made in a slow cooker. You heard it right!
The cooking procedure only includes mixing all the ingredients and let the slow cooker do the work.
To serve, hearty whole-grain or dark bread like pumpernickel and sliced crispy apples should complement the flavors of the dish.
Tasty and savory, who would believe that this appetizer calls only for three ingredients?
And since the Polish sausage is filled with savory flavors, you don’t need to add seasonings like black pepper or kosher salt to elevate its overall taste.
A comforting and hearty dinner, this pasta recipe is packed with interesting flavors coming from Polish kielbasa, parmesan cheese, fresh thyme, and onion.
Pro tip: Make sure to brown the sliced sausage in olive oil until it releases some fat and is crispy around the edges.
The next time you’re super hungry but don’t know what you want, then give this sausage alfredo pasta bake a try!
It’s one of the best easy dinners you can rely on especially for those nights when you’re really, really pressed for time.
The dish is filled with smoked sausage, tender pasta, and creamy, cheesy sauce—doesn’t it sound heavenly?
This Polish sausage sandwich is one of my go-to brunch recipes—it’s flavorful, savory, and incredibly satisfying!
Make the sandwich more extraordinary by serving it along with a simple salad or another veggie side like this sauteed green beans.
The bottom line
There you have it, all of our best 17 Polish sausage recipes that you can make right at home and serve with your favorite recipes right at home.
All of the recipes have readily available ingredients and most are budget-friendly.
Go ahead and try something new!
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- Polish Sausage Skillet
- Smoked Sausage And Cheesy Potato Casserole
- Smoked Sausage and Potato Bake
- Pan-Fried Cabbage And Sausage
- Kielbasa Fried Rice
- Kiełbasa And Sauerkraut
- Kielbasa With Peppers And Onions
- Cheesy Potato Soup
- Jajecznica (Scrambled Eggs With Polish Sausage)
- One-Pan Honey Garlic Kielbasa
- Crockpot Pierogi Casserole With Kielbasa
- Kielbasa Pineapple Appetizer Skewers
- Slow-Cooker Barbecued Beans and Polish Sausage
- Everything Bagel Seasoning Kielbasa Bites
- Kielbasa With Creamy Mustard Pasta
- Smoked Sausage Alfredo Pasta Bake
- Sheet Pan Polish Sausage Sandwich
- Choose one or more options from our list of Polish sausage recipes here!
- Create your new favorite dish.
- Pat yourself on the back for making food at home for you to enjoy!
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