Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Kielbasa with Pineapple


This kielbasa and pineapple dish is an easy slow cooker recipe that is great to "set and forget" until you're ready to eat.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple rings in juice, cubed and juice reserved

  • 1 pound kielbasa (Polish) sausage, cut into quarter moon pieces

  • 2 medium onions, cut into wedges and sliced

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • cup rice vinegar

  • cup brown sugar

  • 6 tablespoons ketchup

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce


  1. Place pineapple, kielbasa, and onions into the bottom of a slow cooker.

  2. Combine water and cornstarch in a bowl and whisk until smooth.

  3. Whisk together reserved pineapple juice, rice vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, and soy sauce in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a simmer; pour in cornstarch slurry. Whisk until well combined and thickened slightly, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over the ingredients in the slow cooker. Mix well to coat.

  4. Cover and cook on High until kielbasa is cooked through and mixture has thickened and reduced, 3 to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

441 Calories
21g Fat
55g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 441
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 1169mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 15mg 73%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 382mg 8%

* 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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