Kielbasa Apple Kabobs Recipe
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Kielbasa Apple Kabobs Recipe

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In Hebron, Indiana, Edna Hoffman relies on sausage to make these colorful kabobs different from most. The meaty chunks are skewered with tart apples and colorful peppers, then basted with a mild sweet glaze.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium tart apples, cut into wedges
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 168 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 455mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 meat.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in cranberry juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. On metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread sausage, apples and peppers. Grill, uncovered, over indirect heat for 8 minutes or until heated through, turning and brushing with glaze occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Kielbasa Apple Kabobs in Quick Cooking January/February 2001, p22

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brianslady17 User ID: 4846169 82929
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"We've made this twice. Very delicious, very easy... great for entertaining, and it won't heat up your house on a hot summer night. Our 4 yr old eats everything on the skewer--we tell her it's candy hot dog pieces. You MUST make this dish!"

bxashton User ID: 1839140 44018
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2011

"Fast and easy!"

splitz User ID: 1030952 27958
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2008

"Love this dish!!! The grilled apples are great!"

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