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Kielbasa and Apples

Posted: March 11

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

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Kielbasa and Apples pull off what seems impossible: being fast, easy, and delicious! It only takes 30 minutes and 5 steps to whip up the smoky, savory sausages with softened sweet apples and onions in a brown sugar sauce, so you can make it on any weeknight regardless of your schedule. Kielbasa and Apples is a hearty, hot, and deeply gratifying dish, perfect for replenishing and restoring after a long day. Make sure you have plenty of rice so you don't miss a drop of the sauce!


2 tablespoons butter
2 onions, chopped
2 apples, preferably Granny Smith, chopped
1 (14-ounce) package kielbasa, sliced
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon paprika
garlic salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
thyme, to taste
sage, to taste
parsley, optional, to taste, for garnish
rice, cooked, optional, for serving


Step 1

Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the onions and apples and sauté until slightly caramelized, for about 5-10 minutes.

Step 3

Add the kielbasa, brown sugar, cinnamon, paprika, garlic salt, pepper, thyme, and sage.

Step 4

Cover, reduce the heat to low, and cook until heated through and the brown syrup has melted into a glaze-like consistency, about 10 minutes.

Step 5

Garnish with parsley and serve over rice!

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