Kielbasa Cabbage Skillet

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022
Spicy kielbasa sausage and plentiful cabbage and potatoes give this dish a pleasing Old World flair. My husband never liked cabbage before I made this, but now he does! —Romaine Wetzel, Ronks, Pennsylvania
Kielbasa Cabbage Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound smoked kielbasa or smoked Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 large head cabbage (2 pounds), coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cubed


  1. In a large enameled cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, brown the sausage in 1 tablespoon butter; remove and set aside. In the same pan, saute cabbage and onions in remaining butter until onions are tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, sugar and paprika; pour over cabbage mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the potatoes and reserved sausage. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Nutrition Facts

1-3/4 cups: 489 calories, 23g fat (9g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 978mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 10g fiber), 15g protein.