14 Slow-Cooker Kielbasa Recipes to Make Tonight
When you're in need of old-world comfort food, these slow-cooker kielbasa recipes fit the bill. Find easy versions of your favorite soups, stews and more.
I've taken this satisfying soup to church gatherings and family reunions, and it always receives great compliments. Everyone loves it!—Elizabeth Goetzinger, Lewiston, Idaho
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If you are looking for a different way to use kielbasa, the sweet and mildly spicy flavor of these sandwiches is a nice change of pace.—Judy Dames, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Even the busiest home cooks will have time to prepare this Cajun-inspired soup. If your family prefers spicier flavors, use medium salsa instead of mild.
During high school, I spent a year in Brazil and fell in love with the culture and food. One of my favorite dishes was feijoada, a chili-like stew served over white rice. I introduced this version to my family, and it has become one of our favorite comfort foods. —andrea romanczyk, Magna, Utah
Warm up with a big bowl of this stick-to-your-ribs stew that’s chock-full of chopped smoked sausage, hearty veggies and tender lentils. It’s terrific with oven-fresh baked bread. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
This recipe belongs to my friend Patty, who made me a wonderful cookbook of her dishes. This is one of her most popular. I often double it for parties. —Tammy Zywicki, Elmira, New York
Our taste panel raved about this hearty and delicious dish, proclaiming it “classic man food.” Packed with sausage, beans and bacon, it’s guaranteed to satisfy the heftiest appetites at your table. —Melissa Just, Minneapolis
My family loves a big bowl of soup like this one brimming with sausage and veggies. We have it with hot rolls on Christmas Day. —Barbara Tilghman, Bel Air, Maryland
My husband and I both work the midnight shift, so I'm always on the lookout for slow cooker recipes. This one couldn't be easier. We often enjoy it as a main course because it's so hearty, but it's also good as a side dish. —Michelle McKay, Garden City, Michigan
This irresistible appetizer pairs tangy pineapple with sweet barbecue sauce and three kinds of sausage. It'll tide over even the biggest appetites until dinner. —Rebekah Randolph, Greer, South Carolina
We live in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, which has a rich heritage of German culture and dishes that include sauerkraut, potatoes and sausage. We enjoy this recipe on cold winter evenings, along with muffins and fruit. The "mmm's" start with the first whiff as the door opens after school or work. —Linda Lohr, Lititz, Pennsylvania