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Favorite Recipes: Sweet & Tangy Kielbasa

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Name: Debbie B. (debs) -
Total Recipes: 8



Sweet & Tangy Kielbasa

Dish: Fun & Easy
Dish Type: Meats
Cooking Method: Stove Top
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings: 10-15
Prep Time: 1/2 hour
Cook Time:

  • 1-1/2 lbs - whole kielbasa
  • 1 can/bottle - beer
  • 1-1/2 C - ketchup
  • 1/2 C - mustard
  • 1-1/2 C - brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. - vinegar

Bring beer to boil.  Reduce heat.  Simmer kielbasa in beer for 15 minutes.
In separate pot on med, heat, mix together:  ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, vinegar.  Sauce will be thick and dark red.
Drain kielbasa.  Cut into bite-size chunks.  Stir into sauce.

At this point, I usually transfer the mixture to a crockpot and leave on low throughout the party.  The longer the kielbasa sits in the sauce, the better.

Serve warm.


This is an excellent party/buffet dish, SO easy to make, and goes a long way.  The recipe can easily be doubled for larger crowds.  When I serve it at a party, I throw it into a crockpot (on low) to keep it warm.


Send me PM if you have any questions about this recipe.  -Deb

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