Simple Kielbalsa and Kraut

By The Krautfather  

September 28, 2012

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins


1 pkg Polish Kielbalsa

1 large can/bag (20 oz) Sauerkraut

1/2 cup butter

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 cup cold water

large skillet

large cooking pot or crockpot


1cut kielbasa into 1/4 inch slices

2add butter to large skillet, turn on medium heat

3once butter has melted add kielbasa

4sprinkle brown sugar over kielbasa and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally

5drain sauerkraut and rinse with cold water, add to cooking pot(or crockpot) and turn on medium low heat

6add water to kraut, then pour kielbasa on top(do not mix in yet) also pour into pot any liquid that remains in skillet

7cover and let slow cook for 2 hours (additional water may be added during this time if necessary to keep kraut from drying out, usually 1/2-1 cup does the trick)

8after one hour, stir mixture and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, serve and enjoy


4 Reviews


August 14, 2018

I thought this was a very easy recipe. I don’t understand the previous comment that it was too much effort. If so go out to a restaurant or get take out!


June 21, 2017

taste is nice


June 21, 2017

Detailed recipe with delicious outcome from oven!


June 21, 2017

Too much effort and regular taste….

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