Kielbasa and Cabbage


This smoked kielbasa and cabbage dish is great for company but quick enough for a weeknight! It is super good and easy and can be prepared well in advance. Complete this Polish sausage meal by adding a baked potato, fruit salad, and bread.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 6 slices bacon

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 3 teaspoons caraway seed

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ teaspoon seasoning salt

  • 1 large head cabbage, cut into small wedges

  • 1 pound Polish kielbasa


  1. Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned, turning once. Remove bacon from pan, reserving drippings, and place on paper towels.

  2. Stir onions, water, sugar, caraway seeds, garlic, red pepper flakes, and seasoned salt into drippings. Add cabbage and gently stir. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Add kielbasa to the pan. Cook, covered, for an additional 10 to 15 minutes. Crumble bacon over top and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

377 Calories
26g Fat
20g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 952mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 79mg 394%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 632mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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