Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoes

Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoes is a hearty and flavorful dish that’s easy to make. Here’s a simple recipe:


  • 1 pound Polish sausage, sliced
  • 1 can (about 14 ounces) sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. Brown the Sausage:

  • In a large oven-safe skillet or Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add sliced Polish sausage and brown on both sides. Remove the sausage from the skillet and set aside.

3. Sauté Onions and Garlic:

  • In the same skillet, add chopped onions and minced garlic. Sauté until the onions are softened and translucent.

4. Add Potatoes:

  • Add diced potatoes to the skillet. Cook for a few minutes, allowing the potatoes to brown slightly.

5. Combine Sausage and Sauerkraut:

  • Return the browned sausage to the skillet. Add the drained and rinsed sauerkraut. Mix everything together.

6. Add Liquid and Seasonings:

  • Pour in the chicken broth or water. Add caraway seeds if using. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.

7. Bake:

  • Cover the skillet or transfer the mixture to a baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

8. Optional Broiling:

  • If you’d like a golden crust on top, you can broil for a few minutes at the end of the cooking time.

9. Garnish and Serve:

  • Garnish with fresh parsley if desired. Serve this delicious Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoes hot.

This dish combines the savory flavors of Polish sausage, the tanginess of sauerkraut, and the comforting texture of potatoes. It’s a satisfying one-pot meal perfect for a cozy dinner. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences and enjoy this classic Polish dish!

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