Fried Cabbage and Kielbasa

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cabbage, Kielbasa
Servings: 4


  • frying pan



  • 1 lb pre-cooked kielbasa sausage sliced into ½ -inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion roughly chopped
  • 1 small green cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat a large skillet. Add a splash of oil to the pan to the preheated pan and add the sliced kielbasa. Cook 2-3 minutes per side, or until it is nicely browned and heated through. Reserve the kielbasa to step 4.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the same pan and add the chopped onion. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring often, until it softens.
  • Add the sliced cabbage and stir. Add the sugar, salt, and pepper, and stir well. Cook over low-medium heat for 10-25 minutes stirring every few minutes.
  • Once the cabbage is cooked to your liking, add in the cooked kielbasa, stir, and cook for 2 minutes to heat everything through. Season with more salt, if desired, and freshly ground black pepper. Serve hot.