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My mother often served a delicious Polish dish made with cabbage. We always topped ours with a dollop of sour cream and sometimes served this over mashed potatoes. You can make this just using the cabbage, but I add kielbasa or smoked turkey for additional flavour. Delicious.

Recipe Summary

1 hr 5 mins
1 hr 20 mins
15 mins
8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook and stir onions and garlic in hot oil until onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Stir cabbage, vinegar, caraway seeds, and sugar with the onion mixture; bring to a simmer and cook until the cabbage is softened, about 15 minutes.

  • Stir sausage, tomatoes, and salsa with the cabbage mixture; season with salt and pepper. Place a cover on the Dutch oven and cook until cabbage is completely tender, 45 to 60 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

If you would like cabbage with a little more bite, add another teaspoon vinegar after it has finished cooking.

Butter can replace the olive oil, if desired.

Try smoked turkey in place of the kielbasa.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; protein 9.7g; carbohydrates 17.4g; fat 19.2g; cholesterol 37.5mg; sodium 716mg. Full Nutrition