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Sweet-n-Sour Kielbasa Recipe
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Sweet-n-Sour Kielbasa

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"So simple, and always the quickest to disappear at functions. Can be served as an appetizer, or over rice and any veggies for a complete meal!"

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    4 hrs

    4 hrs 5 mins


  1. Stir the sausage slices, chili sauce, red currant jelly, red pepper flakes, and water together in a slow cooker, cover, and set the cooker to Low. Cook at least 4 hours, stirring once every hour.
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  • Cook's Note
  • This is a no-fail crowd pleaser! I've been making this for years (thanks mom). The longer the kielbasa "stews" the better; however I would recommend switching your cooker to Warm after 6 hours. I've tasted it after an entire day in the crock, and it still rocks! Can't go wrong.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 01, 2010

Family and friends gathered for a birthday party and I have to tell you the guest of honor was the crockpot full of this recipe! I like having something "hot and cooked" among the many dips, and various other finger foods at parties and this worked like a charm. Put it in the pot and forget it til time to serve. This will prove to be a favorite in future events at our house. Copies of the recipe were made for several guests who loved this delightful dish. No muss, no fuss, just good eating. Thank you!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 15, 2014

I didn't really care for it. I would prefer to make it with BBQ sauce and grape jelly. My husband really liked it though.

Feb 23, 2011

Super-easy and very yummy! Instead of using my crock pot today, I boiled the sauce to a smooth consistency and then I threw everything else into the pan (eliminating the water) and added green and red pepper for more nutrition. Quick and easy supper!

May 07, 2012

PLEASE READ: I submitted this recipe, so perhaps l shouldn't rate it, esp because I just noticed that the amount (posted) of red pepp flakes SHOULD be 1 TEAS, NOT 1 TBLS! I like things w/a kick, but this is a recipe I serve to crowds (mult serv made) & not everyone likes things spicy....1 tsp is enough to give it a kick, w/out putting more sensitive pallets off....PLease try..Also, I've done s&s w/grape jelly before, & I feel the currant jelly makes a (good) difference...Lastly, my supermarket sells a variety of "grades" of kielbasa....Hillshire Farms is my (preferred) choice...Not super expensive, & the "really cheap stuff" just doesn't come out as well (& I'm always looking for a way to save a buck!)

Jan 04, 2011

Big hit with the men on new Years Eve. Would use a little less red-crushed pepper flakes next time. But definately going to make it again !!!

Mar 08, 2011

Yummy,easy and quick if your looking for a last minute appy. I used Lil Smokies instead of kielbasa. Not one left! Thanks!

Jul 27, 2011

I made this yesterday for my son's Boy Scout family potluck. I made it exactly with the exception of cutting the red pepper to 1 tsp. I loved it. Big hit. I will make again next week with rice for dinner. Yummy and easy. Thanks so much!

Aug 12, 2011

Super easy; always well received. I usually use grape jelly since that's what I have on hand. Do try!!!


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  • Calories
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 20.7 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 720 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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