Kielbasa and Sauerkraut – (Video)

Since I tried my hand at making pierogi, I also wanted to make kielbasa and sauerkraut.  Being very picky, I can only get my kielbasa from a Polish store, and inevitably, I ask my best friend Debbie, to help me out with that! So we can thank her for the production of this recipe video.

I found this recipe on after searching, and I went with this one because I like the idea of having potatoes in with the kielbasa. I really enjoy my membership with them, they have tons of good recipes and even offer virtual classes.  This recipe was very tasty, although not as tasty as the Russian Pierogi I just made, but it was pretty good. It was actually really easy to make, and very hands off because it ends up in the oven at a very low temperature for 3 hours. Let’s jump right in!

What you’ll need:


1/2 cup butter

1 medium onion

2 garlic cloves

1/2 tsp. Thyme leaves

1/4 teaspoon ground sage

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Three potatoes, preferably Yukon Gold/ butter potatoes

1 (16 oz) bag of sauerkraut, undrained

1-2 lbs. kielbasa, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces

Products I used to prepare this recipe:

Cutting Board
5″ Santoku Knife
Manual Food Processor
6-qt. Enameled Dutch Oven
Salt & Pepper Grinder Set
1-Cup Prep Bowl Set  
3-Cup Prep Bowl Set
Mix ‘N Scraper
Measuring Spoon Set
Garlic Peeler & Slicer Set
Flexible Cutting Mat Set
Scoop & Serve Spatula  


Chop onions. 

Chop garlic.

Place cold butter in pan with a diced onion and slowly bring the temperature up over medium heat. According to the recipe, this brings out the sweetness of the onions.  Sauté onions for 10 minutes.

Add garlic, sauté two minutes more.

Add thyme, sage and black pepper.

Add sauerkraut to Dutch oven.

Next, add potatoes.

Finally, add your kielbasa.

Cover and bake at 225° for 3 hours.

That’s it! This recipe goes perfectly with the Russian pierogi, you should definitely check that one out!

Russian Pierogi!

Linked and listed above are the products I used for this recipe. Please feel free to go to my website to purchase any or all of them here (please note I make commission if you do):

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