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Kielbasa Apple Kabobs Recipe

Kielbasa Apple Kabobs Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with reduced-fat turkey sausage) equals 168 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 455 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 meat.

Reviews for Kielbasa Apple Kabobs

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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!"

Reviewed Mar. 15, 2011

"Fast and easy!"

Reviewed Aug. 2, 2008

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

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