Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoes

Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoes is a classic and hearty dish that combines the savory flavors of smoked sausage with the tanginess of sauerkraut and the comforting texture of potatoes. Here’s a simple recipe for you:


  • 1 pound Polish sausage (kielbasa), sliced into rounds
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  1. Prepare Ingredients:
  • Slice the Polish sausage into rounds.
  • Thinly slice the onion.
  • Peel and dice the potatoes.
  1. Sauté Sausage and Onion:
  • In a large oven-safe skillet or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the sliced sausage and sauté until browned on both sides.
  • Add the sliced onion and sauté until softened.
  1. Add Potatoes and Sauerkraut:
  • Add the diced potatoes to the skillet, stirring to combine with the sausage and onion.
  • Add the sauerkraut and mix well.
  1. Season and Add Broth:
  • Season the mixture with salt, pepper, and caraway seeds (if using).
  • Pour the chicken or vegetable broth over the ingredients.
  1. Bake:
  • Cover the skillet or Dutch oven with a lid or foil and transfer it to the preheated oven.
  • Bake for about 45-60 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  1. Serve:
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

This dish is a comforting and flavorful combination that brings together the richness of the sausage, the sourness of sauerkraut, and the heartiness of potatoes. It’s a great choice for a cozy family meal.

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