Big Ray's Kielbasa Cabbage Skillet for a Crowd


This is a go-to recipe! I've made this for camping trips, potlucks, and have it on my dinner table once a month and leftovers are great!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 3 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 23 mins
4 servings


  • 3 large potatoes, cubed

  • ¼ cup butter, divided

  • 1 pound Polish kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 large head cabbage, coarsely chopped

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon paprika


  1. Place potatoes in a microwave-safe bowl; cook in microwave until partially tender, about 8 minutes.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a Dutch oven or large cast iron skillet over medium heat; cook and stir sausage and onions until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer sausage and onions to a bowl.

  3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter in the same Dutch oven; cook and stir cabbage until tender, about 5 minutes.

  4. Combine tomatoes, sugar, and paprika in a bowl; pour over cabbage and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add potatoes and sausage-onion mixture. Cover Dutch oven and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

897 Calories
47g Fat
94g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 897
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 24g 119%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 1424mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 94g 34%
Dietary Fiber 17g 61%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 190mg 949%
Calcium 248mg 19%
Iron 9mg 49%
Potassium 2083mg 44%

* 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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