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Polish Kielbasa

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Polish kielbasa originated in Poland. It is a popular sausage in Poland and it is often used in Polish cuisine. Polish kielbasa can be found in most grocery stores in the United States.

Polish Kielbasa

Course: MainDifficulty: Medium


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Polish kielbasa is a type of sausage that is made with pork, beef, spices, and caraway seeds. It is typically smoked and has a strong, flavorful taste. Polish kielbasa can be eaten on its own, or it can be used in a variety of dishes, such as soups, stews, and grilled dishes.


  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 1/2 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • Pork casings, cleaned

  • In a large bowl, combine the ground pork, ground beef, onion, garlic, caraway seeds, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • Stuff the mixture into the pork casings.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place the kielbasa sausages on a baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Serve hot.


  • You can make your own sausage casings by mixing together equal parts ground pork and beef.
  • If you don’t have a sausage stuffer, you can use a zip-top bag to stuff the kielbasa mixture into the casing.
  • To cook kielbasa in a pan, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the kielbasa sausage and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until browned on all sides.
  • To cook kielbasa in the oven, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place the kielbasa sausage on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Polish kielbasa can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
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