Potato Kielbasa Skillet Recipe
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Potato Kielbasa Skillet Recipe

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Smokey kielbasa steals the show in this hearty home-style all-in-one meal. This is perfect on those cold late fall and early winter nights. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound red potatoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 576 calories, 39 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 1695 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. In a large skillet, saute kielbasa and onion in oil until onion is tender. Add potatoes; saute 3-5 minutes longer or until kielbasa and potatoes are lightly browned.
  3. Combine the brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, thyme and pepper; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Add spinach and bacon; cook and stir until spinach is wilted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Potato Kielbasa Skillet in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p9

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Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"Even my 3 year old loved it."

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Reviewed May. 1, 2016

"Didn't turn out quite like I thought it would, but it has a real good flavor! My kids were very stand off-ish, but even they gobbled it up once they got past the strange look."

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2016

"We thought this dish was pretty interesting, but too sweet for our tastes. To cut back some of the grease other reviewers talked about, I baked the cubed potatoes in the oven with a little bacon grease to get them brown and crisp. I also cooked the kielbasa with the onions and then drained off the grease before adding the potatoes. It was still pretty greasy. I thought the leftovers would be better the next day, but to us they were not as good as the first day, so I will not be making this dish again."

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2016

"The combination of mustard, vinegar and brown sugar made it very good."

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Reviewed Apr. 16, 2016

"I thought this dish was okay but not great. I followed the instructions exactly but ended up with a bit of a soggy, greasy mess. I'd cooked the bacon separately, and really think this recipe would work better if the kielbasa and onions were cooked and browned then put aside. Once the potatoes were added to the pan it was the end of anything browning. I might try it again if I don't find a different recipe that seems to be a bit more reliable. Also... If your not a fan of sweet over salty, cut the sugar in half."

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